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In an event that redefined tradition, a high school valedictorian took a pass on possibly attending an Ivy League school to sign on for a union carpenter apprenticeship. Michael Taing, Class 2023 Valedictorian at Benjamin Franklin High School in Philadelphia, committed to signing a formal agreement to join the four-year apprenticeship program with the ¬†Eastern…Read More

The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters Annual Scholarship Fund Golf Outing is getting ready for 2023. Your participation has meant the world to the children and grandchildren of Union carpenters looking for financial assistance to attend college. Since its inception, the EAS Carpenters Scholarship Fund has been able to award over 400 scholarships!…Read More

The EAS Carpenters are searching for active members who are in good standing within Local Union 474 and is interested in the position of Council Representative.Read More

Pittsburgh Carpenters Union Hosting Skills Expo and Open House   The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters Pittsburgh Training Center hosted its annual Open House and Skills Expo on May 13! Over 1,000 visitors attended to watch first-hand the skills and professionalism of union apprentices, learn more about how to join the union, and…Read More

Over 220 Retired members of Local Union 253 attend Annual Retirees Luncheon in Belleville, NJ.Read More

Matthew Eisler of Local Union 254 was announced as the 2022 Union Carpenter Action Network (UCAN) Grand Prize Winner at the 2023 Construction Showcase Awards DinnerRead More

The offshore wind industry is a job creator that will need skilled, professional, and safe construction workers that a union apprenticeship program can provide better than anyone else. This grant will assist in our joint effort to expose a new generation of construction workers to the complexity of skills needed to be successful in the offshore and green jobs workforce.Read More

“The EAS Carpenters Union strongly supports the 76 Place Arena project because it’s good for our members, good for working families, and good for the city” William C. Sproule, EAS CarpentersRead More

  Initially Published in the January 2023 Edition of the Carpenters Magazine In the northwest corner of Maryland, members of the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EASRCC) are strengthening the union while they construct a new Great Wolf Lodge family resort.   The EASRCC members are installing prefabricated truss systems, as well as…Read More

EAS Carpenters Regional Manager testified on January 27th in Pittsburgh for the Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee’s Subcommittee on Labor, Energy, and DevelopmentRead More