We are posting a Notice to Employees and Members on the intranet pursuant to an informal Settlement Agreement approved by the Regional Director of Region 4 of the National Labor Relations Board”   Click Here Notice to Employees and Members    Read More

CARPENTERS LOCAL NO. 491 ANNUITY PLAN SUMMARY OF MATERIAL MODIFICATION   The Trustees of the Carpenters Local No. 491 Annuity Plan, on behalf of the Carpenters Local No. 491 Annuity Plan (the “Plan”), have the following clarifying announcement regarding a recent amendment to the Plan, effective as of July 1, 2020. A Participant who elects…Read More

Local 420 Council Rep. Erick Dixon Q & A   What experience has prepared you the most for your current position as Council Representative? I would say most of it is based on my experience in the Marine Corps and learning how to deal with a wide range of issues and a diverse group of…Read More

Veterans Day is a day to remember those who fought for our country and put their lives at risk to protect us and our families at home. Across our council, we have had the privilege to help veterans and their families with opportunities to succeed and benefits that they may not have been given elsewhere….Read More

DC to New York in 60 Minutes   Northeast Maglev is positioning the City of Philadelphia to be part of a major development project by bringing the Superconducting Maglev (SCMAGLEV) high-speed train to the Northeast. To make this happen, they announced a partnership with the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters. This much-needed investment…Read More

Richmond Carpenters!!! Get Out and Vote!!! Carpenters from all over the council need to get out and vote for the November 3rd General Election. Richmond, Virginia is a battleground for our union this election year, as we have a chance to elect labor-friendly candidates in the city for the first time in forever. Please use…Read More

October 23, 2020 The Scholarship Fund Golf Outing is a special time of year for our union. It is a time where we are all able to come together to provide support and assistance to those who are the backbone of our council. Our members and their union families are why we get up every…Read More

The construction industry is full of misclassification, wage theft and labor violations. In Virginia, Local 205 members have come across many projects at Virginia Commonwealth University where the construction workers on duty are mentioning these same issues. “They don’t pay people for overtime when they work more hours. They don’t deduct taxes for your pension…Read More

On September 30th, in Pennsylvania, the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America announced their endorsement of former Vice-President Joe Biden and his running mate Senator Kamala Harris.     “When it comes to Carpenter issues, there really is no question about which candidate stands with our members on the core values that we…Read More

    The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters are proud to be playing a large part in the development process of the Petrochemical Plant in Pittsburgh, PA.  Carpenters locally and from across the country are employed on this project to assist and support this economic boost. Our Film crew visited the site in…Read More