The Eastern Atlantic Council of Carpenters has been in continuous conversation with stakeholders of both the public and private sectors including Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney regarding the recent COVID-19 (Novel Cornonavirus) situation. After a discussion with the Mayor’s office, we must clarify that the recent announcement made by Mayor Kenney stating the closing of all non-essential…Read More

Considering concern over the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters is canceling training and all programs for this week (Tuesday March 17th – Friday March 20th). The situation will be monitored and evaluated weekly with updates every Friday. Our Council and our members are proud of the education and training…Read More

Dear Members, The current state of affairs regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has already lead to many changes in our daily lives. This includes the leadership of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, who have announced that all programs at the International Training Center for the next 30-days will be canceled. If…Read More

EASRCC and Local 445 member, Steve Motyka, is the first-ever recipient of the “Thomas George Memorial Community Service Award”.

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Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters Look Forward to Effect New Labor Laws Will have on Protecting Worker Rights in New Jersey     (Edison)- The State of New Jersey has recently enacted new regulations that provide New Jersey workers the protections of General Contractor Liability. The bill signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy…Read More

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