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“Together, the union construction trades can better serve, advocate for, and protect the hard-working union families of Philadelphia.” – EST William C. SprouleRead More

It is with a heavy heart that we inform the brothers and sisters of the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters of the passing of former Training Instructor for the Joint Apprentice Training Center of Philadelphia, Joseph Cottman.   Joseph was a proud U.S. Marine, and Vietnam Veteran who served our country with honor. He…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

The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America’s Carpenters International Training Fund (CITF) has made the decision that the Scaffold Erector Qualification will no longer have a grace period after a qualification expires. The CITF will honor the grace period for your Scaffold Erector Qualification until December 31, 2022.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

Brothers and Sisters,   The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters is giving a UCAN credit for all carpenters that have and are ready to update their Training Verification Card in the UBC Mobile App. UCAN is the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters incentive-based program for all carpenters that go above and…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

Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters Council Representative Michael Conner, Local Union 474, was invited to attend a White House Event on Labor Day this year with President Joe Biden and Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh. The event was attended by The Union Veterans Council, AFL-CIO which Connor has been a proud supporter of…Read More