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As the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America works towards fully reopening the International Training Center, they must ensure the facility is safe for carpenters and staff to return at full capacity.    To meet this requirement, any member who wishes to attend training programs at the International Training Center in Las Vegas,…Read More

Union Carpenters Assist with Return of the Philly Flower Show   As the Philadelphia Horticultural Society Philadelphia Flower Show launches its first-ever outdoor event, it was a team of local union trade show carpenters that can be thanked for making it all possible.   WATCH 6 ABC News Sneak Peek With EAS Carpenters   Union…Read More

  The Pennsylvania Primary Election is on Tuesday, May 18th. Polls are open 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Use the guide below to see who the suggested candidates are on your ballot.   EAS Carpenters 2021 PA Primary Suggested CandidatesRead More

  Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, joined by representatives of the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, took action by signing an executive order on April 15, 2021. The executive order took into account suggestions from the Pittsburgh Joint Tax Task Force on Construction Industry Fraud to help define what a “construction contractor” is to…Read More

EAS Carpenters and Philly Contractors Celebrate Act 72 Enforcement   On January 11th, Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer and Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that criminal charges were filed in an Unlawful Labor Investigation. The owners and operators of G&R Drywall were charged with multiple Workplace Misclassification counts, Making False Statements, Theft, Receiving Stolen…Read More

  The New Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge Project, better known to many in the Washington DC area as the South Capitol Bridge, is providing jobs for Washington DC residents. Making this possible is the Project Labor Agreement (PLA), which was approved for the project and coordinated with the District Department of Transportation and C.H.O.I.C.E. The…Read More

Richmond Carpenters!!! Get Out and Vote!!! Carpenters from all over the council need to get out and vote for the November 3rd General Election. Richmond, Virginia is a battleground for our union this election year, as we have a chance to elect labor-friendly candidates in the city for the first time in forever. Please use…Read More

On September 30th, in Pennsylvania, the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America announced their endorsement of former Vice-President Joe Biden and his running mate Senator Kamala Harris.     “When it comes to Carpenter issues, there really is no question about which candidate stands with our members on the core values that we…Read More

The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters is looking for members who want to volunteer their time to help our partners at Heart 9/11 in their continued rebuilding efforts in response to the devastation Hurricane Maria brought to Puerto Rico. Our brothers and sisters of Local 787 need your assistance in this ongoing effort….Read More