Brothers and Sisters,   Attaining your next job and getting back to work safely are the most important ways for you to provide for your family. The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council is here to help you find that next job and be ready to meet the demands that contractors and end-users require for you…Read More

Local Union 158 Members,   Local Union 158 regularly scheduled meeting will be held this upcoming Monday, October 18th at 7:00 PM at the Fraternal Order of Police Philadelphia Lodge #5. There will NOT be a vote taking place on changes to the Local Union 158 bylaws at the October 18th meeting. The official vote on changes to the Local Union…Read More

It is with a heavy heart that the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters remembers West Virginia union leader and 47-year union carpenter Orphy Klempa who passed at the age of 70. Orphy was known as a family man, devoted union brother, and dear friend to many in West Virginia and our Council.  …Read More

Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters Council Representative Michael Conner, Local Union 474, was invited to attend a White House Event on Labor Day this year with President Joe Biden and Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh. The event was attended by The Union Veterans Council, AFL-CIO which Connor has been a proud supporter of…Read More

The Carpenter News Latest Issue is out now! Read about the important labor policy changes since the New Biden Administration took office, who the suggested candidates are for the 2021 General elections, and a 20 Years since 9/11 retrospective from EAS CarpentersRead More

With the never-ending changes and demands in the construction industry, it’s paramount that the Carpenters Union is prepared to fulfill the needs of the men and women on the front lines, contractors, and industry and community leaders. The Carpenters Pittsburgh Training Center is a direct example of understanding this expectation and has recently made updates…Read More

The founder of both Labor Day and the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Peter J. McGuire, is someone we should remember and thank as we strive to meet the ideals that he held for workers’ rights.Read More

This September 11th will mark the 20th Anniversary of the horrific terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, a day in which Americans will never forget. On Sunday, September 12th of 2021, our partners at HEART 9/11 are inviting participants for the Commemorative March of the Recovery Workers. HEART 9/11 is a team of first…Read More

The NBC Washington I Team has released a two-part investigative report on wage theft cases in the District of Columbia and Richmond Virginia. A barrage of wage theft claims have been sent to DC Attorney General Karl Racine’s Office in recent years.   “Workers are not getting overtime. They’re not getting paid days off. Often…Read More

The research and development of renewable energy sources is rapidly changing the world. Offshore Wind Farms are a growing addition to the industry, showing the capability to generate two-times the combined capacity of all electric power plants in the U.S. The assembly of these farm’s requires a highly skilled and trained workforce that only Union…Read More