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July 12, 2024

Philadelphia Carpenters Technical Center Hosts MyWIC Summer Camp

Philadelphia, PA 2024 – July 10: The Eastern Atlantic States Carpenters Technical Center – Philadelphia hosted the Mentoring Young Women in Construction (MyWIC) Summer Camp. Each year, the camp provides girls with a hands-on experience to learn about the construction industry. They are able to explore and develop basic skills in the areas of carpentry,...

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July 12, 2024

Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters Endorses Bob Casey for U.S. Senate

Pittsburgh, PA, July 12, 2024 – Today, the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EAS Carpenters Union) is announcing our endorsement of Bob Casey for re-election to the U.S. Senate. “Union Carpenters and their families have always been able to count on Senator Casey to have their backs,” said William C. Sproule, Executive Secretary-Treasurer...

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July 2, 2024

EAS Dive School Hosts Offshore Wind Awards


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July 2, 2024

Carpenters Volunteer to Build Temporary Market in Harrisburg

Harrisburg, PA, January 30, 2024 – Pomeroy no longer lives in the city, but on Wednesday, was back to show off the work of his fellow carpenters, who have volunteered their time to build out the interior of the temporary market, a tent-like structure being constructed across the street from the main market complex. “At...

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June 26, 2024

EAS Carpenters Technical Centers Honored 2024 Graduating Apprentices

Philadelphia, PA, June 25, 2024 – The Eastern Atlantic States Carpenters Technical Centers (EASCTC) hosted their annual graduation for this year’s class of apprentices at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing. This class featured 183 graduates who have successfully completed their four-year apprenticeship program. For more than 70 years, the EASCTC has been dedicated to...

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June 25, 2024

EAS Carpenters Union Trained and Ready for Renewable Energy Progress

The construction sector holds a large responsibility in adopting more sustainable building options – and President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) has been a strong catalyst for advancement. Since the bill passed in late 2021, over $8 billion has been announced for major nationwide projects. As these projects start to be carried out in cities...

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June 20, 2024

Edison Carpenters Union Hosts Open House and Skills Competition

Edison, NJ 2024 – May 30th: The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EAS Carpenters Union) and the Carpenters Contractor Trust (CCT) hosted their annual Open House and Skills Competition to highlight the highly-skilled apprentices and educate the local community about alternative career paths to increase the regional workforce.  The Open House offered multiple...

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June 18, 2024

Lyft and The EAS Carpenters Partner to Provide Transportation for Increased Job Access

Philadelphia, PA, June 18, 2024 – The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EAS Carpenters Union) announced today a first-of-its-kind partnership with Lyft, Inc. through the rideshare company’s Jobs Access program that provides reliable and affordable transportation to underserved populations. Through the program, eligible individuals have access to complimentary rides to and from training...

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May 31, 2024

Carpenters Apprenticeship Ready Program (CARP) Prepares Diverse, Skilled Jobs

The construction industry has come a long way since 1935, when the first woman, Margaret Ellings, was initiated into the United Brotherhood of Carpenters. But despite the great strides, women represent just 10.8% of the construction industry. Because increasing diverse representation in the trade has long been a goal, the EAS Carpenters Union launched the...

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May 20, 2024

Maryland Carpenters Union Hosts Open House and Skills Competition

Upper Marlboro, PA 2024 – May 17: The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EAS Carpenters Union) and the Carpenters Contractor Trust (CCT) hosted their annual Open House and Skills Competition to highlight the highly-skilled apprentices and educate the local community about alternative career paths to increase the regional workforce.  The Open House offered...

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May 20, 2024

Local Union 432 – Build Your Wealth in the Trades

Brighton Heights, PA 2024 – May 18: For four consecutive years, members from Local Union 432 and IBEW Local Union 5 have organized “Build Your Wealth in the Trades” events for the Brighton Heights community, aimed at introducing the youth to various trade professions. Additionally, they have undertaken community projects, such as constructing an ADA...

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May 13, 2024

EASRCC Newspaper – Spring 2024

A publication of the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, Spring 2024

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