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  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

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 Pittsburgh Carpenters Training Center looks to provide their carpenters and the public with an Open House and Skills Expo that allows carpenter apprentices to use their skills to show…Read More

  Union carpenters exude an exemplary leadership that stands out in the construction industry and the communities they build in. Local Union 445 member Ed Waytoch has been a leader on the off-the-job site and was this year’s George Meany Award winner. The George Meany Award is presented by the Boy Scouts of America and…Read More

  The District of Columbia is prominent for its underground economy and rampant misclassification and wage theft cases. The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters have fought to extinguish the unscrupulous contractors for decades, only to be fighting an uphill battle and making very little progress along the way.   “The Construction Industry in…Read More

PA Carpenters! UCAN opportunities are taking place this Saturday, May 15th to support Mayor Bill Peduto’s re-election.   Option 1:  Neighborhood Canvasing/door knock @ 11am 6401 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15206-4020   Option 2:  Phone Banks from 12pm-3pm 6401 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15206-4020   If you or anyone you know is interested and available,…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

Training Director – Opportunity Available!   The KML Carpenters Training Fund has initiated the search for a new Director. This position is expected to work under the leadership of the Executive Director and accept the following responsibilities: direct supervision of instructors, administrative staff, and apprentices including management of all training center activity associated with apprentice…Read More

Dear Members, It is on this day that we commemorate the lives that have been lost in the construction industry. Workers Memorial Day is an important day of remembrance that shows the value we hold for those lost on the jobsite and the fight unions have led to provide safer working conditions. Day in and…Read More