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Members Helping Members with their Fight for Sobriety    Construction workers are more likely to use drugs than workers in other professions, finds a study by the Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research (CDUHR) at NYU College of Global Public Health. (1)   In 2017, a group of carpenters wanted to get together in…Read More

  This week in the City of Baltimore, local residents and elected officials came together to promote the Northeast MAGLEV Superconducting High-Speed Rail project with a “Rally For Good Paying Jobs”. Excitement is building for the project that will help connect The District of Columbia to New York City with a one-hour commute time. The…Read More

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SENT ON BEHALF OF EST WILLIAM C. SPROULE   It is with a heavy heart that the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters announces the passing of our brother, Mr. Albert J. George.   Albert was a 53 year member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters. Albert entered the brotherhood in 1968, as a member of Hazelton Local 129…Read More

SENT ON BEHALF OF EST WILLIAM C. SPROULE   It is with a tremendous sadness and a heavy heart that the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters announces the passing of our brother, Mr. Edward “Woody” Woodrum.   Woody was a 39 year member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters. Ed entered the brotherhood in 1982, as a member of…Read More

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

Union Carpenters Apprentices are provided with the most state-of-the-art training to prepare them for everything that comes with working on a job site. Every year the Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Training Center of Philadelphia & Vicinity looks to provide their carpenters and the public with an Open House and Skills Competition that allows carpenter apprentices to…Read More

  Hello brothers and sisters,   Today we celebrate Memorial Day, as well as the beginning of summer and hopefully the end of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Let us not forget those men and women of our Nation’s Armed Forces who gave the ultimate sacrifice for us all.   Going back to our beginnings of the…Read More

For high school students, graduating can be a scary and daunting time filled with questions about what their future may hold.  Students seeking a career in the construction industry, however, have a clearer pathway. Four students from Brooke High School are set to embark on a journey in the construction industry starting with a four-year…Read More