EAS Magazine

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

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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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

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