Member News

Attention Local 441 members, Here is the correctly printed ballot. Please be advised that if you have yet to receive a Mail-In ballot for the upcoming Election of Delegates to the 42nd UBCJA Convention, you may contact one of the following offices to request one: Barb Maenz (Pittsburgh Office) at 412-922-6210 Jacqueline Hagan (Philadelphia Office) at 215-569-1632…Read More

All Pennsylvania residents! The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EASRCC) and Local 431 are looking for carpenters to work on several job sites, including Metal Framing, Commercial Drywall, Concrete and more. Rate: $30.88 plus Benefits If you are currently out of work, or know of someone who is currently out of work, please…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

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

It is with a heavy heart that the brothers and sisters of the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters remember Council Representative William “Bill” Sampson III who passed away this week. “Bill was a devoted 31-year member of our union, a fantastic Council Representative for 22 years, and most importantly a loving husband and…Read More

Being a part of the Union, you take pride in helping out your community, especially when fellow union members are in need. Retired member Jack Dean is a shining example of this and committed 52 years of his life to ensure a brighter future for the next generation of carpenters. Unfortunately, Dean was recently diagnosed…Read More

Thousands of members across the country have already completed the new “COVID-19 Preparedness Qualification” and new “ICRA: Best Practices Awareness” online courses. These have helped our essential members learn best practices and be prepared to complete the work our country needs. For this initiative, you will also be receiving a Member Union Participation Program (MUP)…Read More

Positive news from the statehouse was announced yesterday affecting many of our union families in New Jersey. Governor Phil Murphy announced that all non-essential construction work will resume on Monday, May 18th at 6am. This is a great news for the construction industry and those union members who helped flatten the curve with the use of social distancing…Read More

Click HERE to listen to the full podcast. The Building PA Podcast serves the construction industry throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Hosted by Chris Martin, President of Atlas Marketing, and Jon O’Brien, Executive Director for the Keystone Contractors Association. Howard Bernstein of Penn Installation sits down with both Chris and Jon to discuss his thoughts…Read More

The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EASRCC) has been fortunate to have motivated and proud women as part of our union. It is hard to find a member that more encapsulates what it means to be a carpenter and what it means to be a Sister in the Brotherhood than Patricia Selby. Selby…Read More