Member News

Local 491 members can apply for a COVID-19 Annuity Loan through the application below. Applications need to be read, completed, signed, notarized, and sent to the Funds Office. If you have any questions you can reach out to the Funds Office at (888) 494-4443. You will also find changes made to the Annuity and Health…Read More

Our members are the best trained workforce in the country and that includes safety on the job sites. The unprecedented health crisis our country faces created the need for more considerations to be taken into account on the job site. Please read the Eastern Atlantic States most recent “Toolbox Talk” regarding job site safety suggestions.Read More

Due to the challenges many of our members are facing because of the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus), steps where taken this past Friday when a Funds Trustee’s meeting lead to beneficial steps to help Local 491 members. These members work in the trade show and convention industry which has been completely shut down out of precaution…Read More

Out of safety for our members and their families, the following Locals have cancelled meetings for this week: Local 253 Meeting Tuesday, March 17th POSTPONED Local 432 Meeting Wednesday, March 18th POSTPONED Local 167 Meeting Thursday, March 19th POSTPONED Local 423 Meeting Thursday, March 19th POSTPONED Local 445 Meeting Thursday, March 19th POSTPONED (To be…Read More

Considering concern over the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters is canceling training and all programs for this week (Tuesday March 17th – Friday March 20th). The situation will be monitored and evaluated weekly with updates every Friday. Our Council and our members are proud of the education and training…Read More

Dear Members, The current state of affairs regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has already lead to many changes in our daily lives. This includes the leadership of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, who have announced that all programs at the International Training Center for the next 30-days will be canceled. If…Read More

EASRCC and Local 445 member, Steve Motyka, is the first-ever recipient of the “Thomas George Memorial Community Service Award”.

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Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters Look Forward to Effect New Labor Laws Will have on Protecting Worker Rights in New Jersey     (Edison)- The State of New Jersey has recently enacted new regulations that provide New Jersey workers the protections of General Contractor Liability. The bill signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy…Read More

Brothers and Sisters, On behalf of myself and the Keystone + Mountain + Lakes Regional Council of Carpenter’s Executive Board, I would like to wish each and every one of you and your families a happy and safe Veterans Day weekend. Our union is fortunate to have many brave brothers and sisters who have served…Read More

As of January 1st of 2020 there are pension plan changes for our brothers and sisters enrolled int he Mid-Atlantic Regional Council of Carpenters Pension plan. The video below explains what the new Variable Pension Plan means for you and how it affects your future retirement goals. View in English View in SpanishRead More