As the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America works towards fully reopening the International Training Center, they must ensure the facility is safe for carpenters and staff to return at full capacity.    To meet this requirement, any member who wishes to attend training programs at the International Training Center in Las Vegas,…Read More

Union Carpenters Assist with Return of the Philly Flower Show   As the Philadelphia Horticultural Society Philadelphia Flower Show launches its first-ever outdoor event, it was a team of local union trade show carpenters that can be thanked for making it all possible.   WATCH 6 ABC News Sneak Peek With EAS Carpenters   Union…Read More

Union Carpenters Apprentices are provided with the most state-of-the-art training to prepare them for everything that comes with working on a job site. Every year the Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Training Center of Philadelphia & Vicinity looks to provide their carpenters and the public with an Open House and Skills Competition that allows carpenter apprentices to…Read More

  Hello brothers and sisters,   Today we celebrate Memorial Day, as well as the beginning of summer and hopefully the end of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Let us not forget those men and women of our Nation’s Armed Forces who gave the ultimate sacrifice for us all.   Going back to our beginnings of the…Read More

Effective on July 1st, 2021   The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters updating its Rigger and Signaler programs, including titles, certification processes, requirements, etc.   Click HERE to learn more.Read More

For high school students, graduating can be a scary and daunting time filled with questions about what their future may hold.  Students seeking a career in the construction industry, however, have a clearer pathway. Four students from Brooke High School are set to embark on a journey in the construction industry starting with a four-year…Read More

Union Carpenters Apprentices are provided with the most state-of-the-art training to prepare them for everything that comes with working on a job site. Every year the Pittsburgh Carpenters Training Center looks to provide their carpenters and the public with an Open House and Skills Expo that allows carpenter apprentices to use their skills to show…Read More

  Union carpenters exude an exemplary leadership that stands out in the construction industry and the communities they build in. Local Union 445 member Ed Waytoch has been a leader on the off-the-job site and was this year’s George Meany Award winner. The George Meany Award is presented by the Boy Scouts of America and…Read More

  The District of Columbia is prominent for its underground economy and rampant misclassification and wage theft cases. The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters have fought to extinguish the unscrupulous contractors for decades, only to be fighting an uphill battle and making very little progress along the way.   “The Construction Industry in…Read More

PA Carpenters! UCAN opportunities are taking place this Saturday, May 15th to support Mayor Bill Peduto’s re-election.   Option 1:  Neighborhood Canvasing/door knock @ 11am 6401 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15206-4020   Option 2:  Phone Banks from 12pm-3pm 6401 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15206-4020   If you or anyone you know is interested and available,…Read More