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Local Union 251 Members,   Local Union 251 regularly scheduled meeting will be held virtually tomorrow Tuesday, February 8th at 7:00 PM.   Meeting information, below: Local Union 251 Meeting Tuesday, February 8th 7:00 PM Click to call from any device or dial in using the number below. Join the meeting: https://call.lifesizecloud.com/697442 Dial-in #: +1 (312)…Read More

President Joe Biden is continuing his mission to be “The Most Pro-Union President in History” with the recent signing of an Executive Order mandating PLAs on all federal projects over $35 million. With the signing of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, this is an opportunity to ensure that the safest and most productive workers in the…Read More

This past year, the largest infrastructure project in the history of the District of Columbia, the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge, was completed ahead of schedule with the help of the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EASRCC). Hundreds of the most skilled and highly trained local workers in DC worked on this project along…Read More

Sisters Point People!   General Secretary-Treasurer Thomas Flynn of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters is hosting a virtual caucus for the Sisters in the Brotherhood Committee Chairs and Council Point People tomorrow Wednesday, February 2nd, 2022. Two meetings will be held to accommodate your schedules.   Below are the available times (Click on one of…Read More

Also promotes Philadelphia Carpenters James Hocker as new Philadelphia Regional Manager & Kevin Morrow as new Organizing Director   (PHILADELPHIA, PA) The Philadelphia-based Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EAS) announced a number of promotions, including the appointment of Anthony Abrantes to Assistant Executive Secretary-Treasurer, James Hocker to new Philadelphia Regional Manager and Kevin Morrow as…Read More

All too often those looking for employment are unfamiliar with what a career in the construction industry looks like. The various career paths, crafts, training provided, wage and benefit packages are making the trades a more appealing option for the workforce across the country. However, there is still a necessity to educate many states and…Read More

Dear Member:   We are searching for active members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners, who are in good standing within Local Union 252, and Local Union 255 and are interested in the position of Council Representative within the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EASRCC) and be assigned to the Atlantic City…Read More

Brothers and Sisters,   Attaining your next job and getting back to work safely are the most important ways for you to provide for your family. The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council is here to help you find that next job and be ready to meet the demands that contractors and end-users require for you…Read More

It is with a heavy heart that the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters remembers West Virginia union leader and 47-year union carpenter Orphy Klempa who passed at the age of 70. Orphy was known as a family man, devoted union brother, and dear friend to many in West Virginia and our Council.  …Read More

At the time of the attacks of Sept. 11, I was serving as the First Sergeant of Company C, 3rd Infantry Regiment, which is located on Ft. Myer in Arlington, Virginia. During the second week of September, my company was assigned as “support company” and was tasked to perform all details within the national capital region. The…Read More