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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

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

  The New Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge Project, better known to many in the Washington DC area as the South Capitol Bridge, is providing jobs for Washington DC residents. Making this possible is the Project Labor Agreement (PLA), which was approved for the project and coordinated with the District Department of Transportation and C.H.O.I.C.E. The…Read More

We all already know that the members of the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters and UBC Carpenters from around the US and Canada are the safest, best trained, and most skilled workforce in the country. Some more proof of this has just been published. The Ontario Construction Secretariat has concluded research over a…Read More

DC to New York in 60 Minutes   Northeast Maglev is positioning the City of Philadelphia to be part of a major development project by bringing the Superconducting Maglev (SCMAGLEV) high-speed train to the Northeast. To make this happen, they announced a partnership with the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters. This much-needed investment…Read More

The construction industry is full of misclassification, wage theft and labor violations. In Virginia, Local 205 members have come across many projects at Virginia Commonwealth University where the construction workers on duty are mentioning these same issues. “They don’t pay people for overtime when they work more hours. They don’t deduct taxes for your pension…Read More

DC to New York in 60 Minutes   Northeast Maglev is positioning the District of Columbia to be part of a major development project by bringing the Superconducting Maglev (SCMAGLEV) high-speed train to Washington, D.C. To make this happen, they announced a partnership with the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters. This much-needed investment…Read More

The State of New Jersey is looking to provide more opportunities for the next generation of construction workers. There have been steps taken to prioritize the use of apprenticeship programs for public work jobs in the state to do this. Unions have demonstrated over the last century that the instructing and molding of carpenters have…Read More

  Construction in New Jersey is growing, and the State is investing in public projects that will help revitalize our economy and give local contractors opportunities. Additionally, this investment is intended to restore construction workers’ next generation through apprenticeship requirements on public projects. The Eastern Atlantic Regional Council of Carpenters has been especially interested in…Read More

The essential nature of the construction industry demands an evolution in how business is done so projects can still be completed on a timely basis and safely. Advances in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and mandatory social distancing protocols are a necessity. While COVID-19 is still a complication worldwide and no vaccine is in sight, the…Read More