Leadership Messages

SENT ON BEHALF OF EST WILLIAM C. SPROULE   It is with a tremendous sadness and a heavy heart that the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters announces the passing of our brother, Mr. Edward “Woody” Woodrum.   Woody was a 39 year member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters. Ed entered the brotherhood in 1982, as a member of…Read More

  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

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

Update from the EAS Carpenters Regarding Local 441Read More

Throughout his career as a skilled carpenter, Michael was involved in construction projects at some of Philadelphia’s most well-known institutions, including the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia International Airport, Luken Steel, and the Philadelphia Convention Center.Read More

Veterans Day is a day to remember those who fought for our country and put their lives at risk to protect us and our families at home. Across our council, we have had the privilege to help veterans and their families with opportunities to succeed and benefits that they may not have been given elsewhere….Read More

Brothers and Sisters, Labor Day was established as a federal holiday in 1894 to pay tribute to American workers for their contributions to our nations’ growth and prosperity. Though this holiday weekend will be unlike any we’ve experienced in our lifetime, we should not let that overshadow what this day represents. We must remember those…Read More

Philadelphia is where I grew up and where my family has called home for generations. I am proud to have raised a family, built my career, and represented so many workers from the City of Brotherly Love. Watching the events of the past week unfold has been painful. Executive Secretary-Treasurer William Sproule, myself, and we…Read More

This statement came to mind after we decided to close our headquarters office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, due to the ongoing protest and civil unrest in the city. As of today within our region, Philadelphia as well as the District of Columbia are two of several cities where the National Guard has been deployed.  Our union…Read More

Brothers and Sisters, On behalf of myself and the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters Executive Board, I would like to wish you and your families a healthy and safe Memorial Day. This Memorial Day comes during an unprecedented time in our countries history. We are all collectively navigating through the new personal and…Read More