The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters teamed up with the Carpenter Contractor Trust (CCT), as well as the General Building Contractors Association (GBCA), to donate over 175,000 pounds of food to the Preston and Steve Camp Out for Hunger food drive for Philabundance in Philadelphia during the 2019 holiday season. This is an…Read More

The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters have been advocating for more enforcement on human rights and tax fraud issues like what is taking place in Hampton Roads, Virginia. Local 205 Council Representative Neri Canahui-Ortiz spoke with Channel 13 ABC News Now about the issue.  “If you’re bringing…Read More

The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters is always happy to show off where we train the most skilled workers in the country and we’re lucky enough to give Minnesota Senator and Presidential Candidate Amy Klobuchar a tour. There we were able to show the Senator and a large amount of media that travels…Read More

The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters is known for its support of veterans through “Helmets to HardHats” Program and the charitable work our brothers and sisters provide in the community. Recently more unique assistance was provided in Delaware for Veterans who were studying the art of watchmaking. Local Carpenters helped the Veterans Watchmakers…Read More

The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters has been involved in the rebuilding of the United States Territory of Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria ravaged the country in 2017. The hard work has lead to the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America tasking the EASRCC with the organizing of Puerto Rico under…Read More

Good paying union jobs are making their way to West Virginia over the next year. Longview Power is expected to add gas energy and solar generation capabilities to one of the nation’s most efficient coal-fired power plants. This large expansion will provide well over 5,000 construction jobs, including benefits and higher wages. Longview Power COO,…Read More

In June of 2019, a refinery site in South Philly had an unfortunate explosion occur, resulting in a massive fireball that launched into the highly populated state of Pennsylvania. Due to this explosion, the refinery site declared bankruptcy and the site is now being bid on for new ownership. The site occupies 1,300 acres and…Read More

A $172 million project in New Brunswick, NJ was halted due to the usage of non-union labor. The UBC stepped in and picketed on the jobsite as the construction was funded in part by public money, making the union workers deserving of the work. Senior Council Rep, Anthony Abrantes, worked swiftly to put an end…Read More

It is with gratefulness for our past and excitement for our union’s future that I wish the members for the Keystone + Mountain + Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters and their families a safe and happy Labor Day. This is a time to reflect on not only how far workers rights have come, but also…Read More

Brothers and Sisters, On behalf of myself and the Keystone + Mountain + Lakes Regional Council of Carpenter’s Executive Board, I would like to wish each and every one of you and your families a happy and safe Veterans Day weekend. Our union is fortunate to have many brave brothers and sisters who have served…Read More