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A publication of the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, Fall 2023Read More

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4th-Year apprentices competed in the annual Philly Skills Contest at the Joint Apprentice Carpenters Training Center in Philadelphia & Vicinity on May 6th, 2022. The apprentices competing were selected as the top of their class in each of their crafts.   “Today is our 55th annual open house/contest where our top carpenter students, floor laying…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

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

The Carpenter News Latest Issue is out now! Read about the important labor policy changes since the New Biden Administration took office, who the suggested candidates are for the 2021 General elections, and a 20 Years since 9/11 retrospective from EAS CarpentersRead More

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

The research and development of renewable energy sources is rapidly changing the world. Offshore Wind Farms are a growing addition to the industry, showing the capability to generate two-times the combined capacity of all electric power plants in the U.S. The assembly of these farm’s requires a highly skilled and trained workforce that only Union…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