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Establishing a healthy and inclusive presence within the community is a top priority to The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters. Union Carpenters have actively searched and researched methods to improve the lives of local residents for over a century. In the District of Columbia, Local Union 197 has partnered with the DC Parks…Read More

“There are two important events that happen in your life, when you are born and when you figure out why,” said Rochelle Johnson. “I had the opportunity to figure out why.” Rochelle Johnson, formally known by her close peers as “Missy” has always had an interest working with her hands. The Indiana county native has…Read More

Dear Member:   We are searching for active members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners, who are in good standing within Local Union 474 and is interested in the position of Council Representative within the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EASRCC) and be assigned to the Upper Marlboro office. We are…Read More

Pittsburgh Carpenters Union Hosting Skills Expo and Open House   The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters Pittsburgh Training Center hosted its annual Open House and Skills Expo on May 13! Over 1,000 visitors attended to watch first-hand the skills and professionalism of union apprentices, learn more about how to join the union, and…Read More

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Local Union 251 Members,   Local Union 251 regularly scheduled meeting will be held virtually tomorrow Tuesday, February 8th at 7:00 PM.   Meeting information, below: Local Union 251 Meeting Tuesday, February 8th 7:00 PM Click to call from any device or dial in using the number below. Join the meeting: Dial-in #: +1 (312)…Read More

BELLEVILLE, NJ – Retired members of Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters Local Union 253 were full of enthusiasm and nostalgia as more than 220 carpenters arrived at the Annual Retirees Luncheon in Belleville, NJ.   The ceremony was held at Nanina’s in the Park and kicked off by Local Union 253 Retiree Committee…Read More

Matthew Eisler of Local Union 254 was announced as the 2022 Union Carpenter Action Network (UCAN) Grand Prize Winner at the 2023 Construction Showcase Awards Dinner last night. Matthew was among 11 finalists selected last month for the 11 grand prizes.   The other winners received either a 1,000 Best Buy Gift Card or a…Read More

(Press Release from NJ.Gov)   NEWARK – First Lady Tammy Murphy, joined by the Executive Director of the Council on the Green Economy, Jane Cohen, today hosted a roundtable to announce the recipients of the Green Jobs Council’s $5 million NJ Building our Resilient, Inclusive, and Diverse Green Economy (BRIDGE) Initiative grant award. In addition to…Read More

In February, a staple of generosity, giving back and protecting women in the City of Philadelphia, required assistance. The Potter’s House Mission needed to upgrade the residents’ lounge flooring and replace the downstairs carpet that had upheld 20 years of wear and tear. The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters and its members took…Read More

Philadelphia Carpenters Support 76ers’ Proposed Center City Arena. Note Creation of Thousands of New Jobs & Transformative Potential To Stimulate Local Growth & Economic Opportunities   Project will be privately funded and be built in collaboration with the community. No local real estate will be eliminated, no existing residents will be displaced   Philadelphia, PA…Read More

UPDATED ARTICLE: March 1st!!!   The Union Carpenters Action Network (UCAN) helps support the union while also improving our communities. The program is implemented to thank the carpenters who continually give back to their union.  Over 1,500 members from the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters were eligible for a Tier 2 grand prize…Read More

  Initially Published in the January 2023 Edition of the Carpenters Magazine In the northwest corner of Maryland, members of the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EASRCC) are strengthening the union while they construct a new Great Wolf Lodge family resort.   The EASRCC members are installing prefabricated truss systems, as well as…Read More