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

The Sisters in the Brotherhood have partnered with the Oasis Food Drive to provide meals and support to many families across the State of New Jersey. The Sisters have assisted Oasis in the past and have always found great satisfaction in helping those in need. The Oasis Food Drive provides meals and necessities for women…Read More

  Local 432 has just announced that monthly membership meetings will start back up again this upcoming Wednesday, September 16th at 7pm. Please reach out to your local union leadership with any questions or concerns.Read More

Brothers and Sisters, Labor Day was established as a federal holiday in 1894 to pay tribute to American workers for their contributions to our nations’ growth and prosperity. Though this holiday weekend will be unlike any we’ve experienced in our lifetime, we should not let that overshadow what this day represents. We must remember those…Read More

Local 255 Council Rep. Sam Noel Q & A (Sam delivering food and toys to the Community Resource Center for the less fortunate during the 2019 Food Drive) What experience has prepared you most for your current position as Council Representative?  I would say a lot of my experience serving in the The Marine Corp…Read More

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

The State of New Jersey is looking to provide more opportunities for the next generation of construction workers. There have been steps taken to prioritize the use of apprenticeship programs for public work jobs in the state to do this. Unions have demonstrated over the last century that the instructing and molding of carpenters have…Read More