Member News

Coronavirus Hardship Withdrawal – Effective 4/15 Click HERE for the full update and more on the Carpenters Combined Funds information regarding COVID-19. In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Greater PA Carpenters Annuity and Savings Fund has implemented a Coronavirus-Related Distribution (CRD) option.  This is in addition to the existing in-service withdrawal options. Eligibility for…Read More

Out of safety for our members and their families, the following Local has cancelled their meeting this month: Local 436 Meeting on Thursday the 23rd has been cancelled Discussion is ongoing regarding other Local Union meetings and when the above-mentioned meetings will reconvene. Direction will be provided to all members as to when and where…Read More

Out of safety for our members and their families, the following Local has cancelled their meeting this month: Local 167 Meeting on Wednesday the 29th has been cancelled Discussion is ongoing regarding other Local Union meetings and when the above-mentioned meetings will reconvene. Direction will be provided to all members as to when and where…Read More

Click HERE for the full update from the Carpenters’ Benefit Fund of Philadelphia. The Trustees of the Carpenters Health and Welfare Plan and the Carpenters Savings Plan have amended the Plans to help the participants during this unexpected time.  The Carpenters Health and Welfare Plan and the Savings Plan describe the details below. Health and…Read More

The deadline for completing and sending in your application to receive a scholarship has been extended to June 30th! The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters Scholarship Fund was created to help union families with paying for college education for their children. Click HERE to see if you’re eligible to receive a scholarship and…Read More

Out of safety for our members and their families, the following Local has cancelled meetings this month: Local 431 Meeting on Monday the 13th has been cancelled Discussion is ongoing regarding other Local Union meetings and when the above-mentioned meetings will reconvene. Direction will be provided to all members as to when and where their…Read More

Out of safety for our members and their families, the following Local has postponed meetings this month: Local 445 Nominations Meeting Thursday, April 16th Postponed Local 445 Elections Meeting Thursday, April 30th Postponed Local 445 Special Called Meeting Postponed Discussion is ongoing regarding other Local Union meetings and when the above-mentioned meetings will reconvene. Direction…Read More

As the world has been crippled by the Coronavirus pandemic, the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EASRCC) is committed to supporting its membership during this difficult period. Through our Member Assistance Program (MAP), the Council’s Executive Board recently voted to make a significant infusion of financial resources to assist as many active members…Read More

With our partners at the General Building Contractors Association, the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters has created “Job Site Protocols” as recommended best practices and suggested guidelines and resources for contractors’ reference concerning COVID-19. Through partnerships like this, we can have our essential members better assist in the fight against this pandemic and…Read More

Our members are essential employees who are working through the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) health crisis. The skilled work our members perform for medical and emergency facilities are important to keep our country moving forward. The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America with the help of staff at the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council…Read More