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Dan Patrick, a Local Union 167 carpenter,  was announced as the recipient of the Outstanding Student Award from Jefferson School of Continuing Studies. This award was presented to Dan for graduating with a 4.0 GPA in Construction Studies while working full-time with the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters and Turner Construction.   “I…Read More

4th Year Apprentices out of the Pittsburgh Carpenters Training Center competed in the annual Skills Expo on May 14th. Every year the Pittsburgh Carpenters Training Center looks to provide their carpenters and the public with an Open House and Skills Expo that allows carpenter apprentices to use their skills to show future students and community…Read More

Pre-apprenticeship training has become a more prevalent way for the District of Columbia workforce to discover pathways into the trades. The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EAS Carpenters) have partnered with several non-profits in the District to help educate the public about the trades and provide the necessary skills to discover the next…Read More

A $50 Million commitment was announced by Atlantic Power Transmission (APT) for workforce development in New Jersey as part of their union supported proposal for transmission development connected to the new offshore wind industry. The New Jersey Offshore Wind Strategic Plan outlined an essential need for a strong workforce and that’s exactly what the Eastern…Read More

The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters is hosting an Open House for their expanded Heavy Construction, Pile Driving & Offshore Wind Training Facility in Hammonton, NJ and for their new EAS Carpenters Dive School in Sicklerville, NJ on Wednesday, May 11th. These state-of-the-art training facilities are a major leap forward in the workforce…Read More

New Jersey Carpenters! For the National Tax Fraud Days of Action hosted by the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, NJ Carpenters are standing up against unscrupulous contractors in Jersey City. Please join us tomorrow between 9:00 AM and 12:30 PM at one of these three locations.   The 88 Regent Project 88…Read More

On a recent episode of The Labor & Energy Show hosted by Joe Dougherty and Joe Krause, Executive Secretary-Treasurer for the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, William C. Sproule was a featured guest providing a view from the side of the hard-working men and women of the ever-growing wind energy industry.   Tune…Read More

On Thursday, April 14th, the Carpenter Contractor Trust is hosting the 2022 AG Roundtable Webinar as part of the national “Tax Fraud Days of Action”. This initiative allows us to direct our full attention on spreading the word on all of the issues the construction industry and workers around the country face every day.  …Read More

EAS Carpenters!   Through the Union Carpenters Action Network (UCAN) incentive program, 2,000 members have earned the chance to win a brand new Ford F-150.     We will be holding an official drawing on Saturday, April 9th, and making the announcement immediately after. Please follow @EASCarpenters on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram to find out…Read More

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