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The founder of both Labor Day and the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Peter J. McGuire, is someone we should remember and thank as we strive to meet the ideals that he held for workers’ rights.Read More

This September 11th will mark the 20th Anniversary of the horrific terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, a day in which Americans will never forget. On Sunday, September 12th of 2021, our partners at HEART 9/11 are inviting participants for the Commemorative March of the Recovery Workers. HEART 9/11 is a team of first…Read More

The NBC Washington I Team has released a two-part investigative report on wage theft cases in the District of Columbia and Richmond Virginia. A barrage of wage theft claims have been sent to DC Attorney General Karl Racine’s Office in recent years.   “Workers are not getting overtime. They’re not getting paid days off. Often…Read More

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