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  The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters is searching for active journeyman members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners, who are in good standing within Local Union 432 and are interested in the position of Council Representative within the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters  and be assigned to the…Read More

The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters joined a national effort this week along with the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America to highlight the issues of wage theft, worker misclassification, and construction industry tax fraud. This annual event, Tax Fraud Days of Action, takes place during the same time of year…Read More

Orlando Sciarretti of Local 432 has been announced as the Union Carpenters Action Network grand prize winner of a new Ford F-150 Truck.   Congratulations to Orlando!   Your consistent dedication and pride for your union were recognized and your union thanks you for all your hard work. Thank you for setting a great example…Read More

Carpenters Local Union 255 in South Jersey is hosting its 11th Annual “Hammer It Home Classic” Golf Tournament directly benefiting the Special Olympics of New Jersey on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 9AM.   Address: Mays Landing Country Club 1855 Cates Road Mays Landing, NJ 08330   We hope EAS Carpenters register below or donate…Read More

March 8th, 2022    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Carpenters Union to Rejoin Philadelphia Building and  Construction Trades Council    PHILADELPHIA: The Philadelphia Building and Construction Trades Council has announced that the Carpenters Union will rejoin the Council after more than 8 years. Ryan N. Boyer, Business Manager of the Philadelphia Building and Construction Trades Council…Read 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

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