EASRCC Carpenters

February 28, 2023

UCAN Grand Prize Update

UPDATED ARTICLE: March 1st!!!   The Union Carpenters Action Network (UCAN) helps support the union while also improving our communities. The program is implemented to thank the carpenters who continually give back to their union.  Over 1,500 members from the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters were eligible for a Tier 2 grand prize...

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February 22, 2023

Union Carpenters and PDM Excel in Prefabrication and On-Site for Great Wolf Lodge Project

  Initially Published in the January 2023 Edition of the Carpenters Magazine In the northwest corner of Maryland, members of the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EASRCC) are strengthening the union while they construct a new Great Wolf Lodge family resort.   The EASRCC members are installing prefabricated truss systems, as well as...

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February 17, 2023

Labor Liaison for Community Offshore Wind, Mariah Dignan Visits EAS Carpenters Training Centers

The offshore wind industry is taking off in the country, and the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters is leading the way by training this next generation of construction workers.   Mariah Dignan, the Labor Liaison for Community Offshore Wind, a JV of RWE & National Grid, toured the EAS Carpenters Expanded Heavy Construction,...

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January 30, 2023

EAS Carpenters Regional Manager Drew Simpson Testifies Before PA House Committee

Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters hosted the Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee’s Subcommittee on Labor, Energy, and Development on January 27th to discuss the issues of wage theft, worker misclassification, and construction industry tax fraud in Pittsburgh. Testimony was provided by Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters Regional Manager Drew Simpson on...

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January 26, 2023

Commissioner and EAS Carpenter Jon Young, New President of NJAC

Press Release On Friday, Commissioner Jon Young will be sworn in as the president of the New Jersey Association of Counties. NJAC is a non-partisan organization that advocates for legislation, regulations and policy directives that empower county governments to operate more effectively and efficiently.                         “As we embark on a new year with a changing landscape,...

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January 13, 2023

Take the New EASRCC DEI Training Online Today. Earn UCAN Credits!!!

The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, the Apprenticeship Fund, and the Carpenter Contractor Trust have partnered to create an industry-leading Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion online training for union carpenters and signatory contractors alike.   This training will help union carpenters learn ways to grow their union through organizing a more diverse workforce, understand...

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December 20, 2022

INSTALL Announces Retirement of McGrath, Hiring of Gross

INSTALL, the leader in floorcovering installation training and certification announced the retirement of Executive Director and proud member of the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EAS Carpenters), John T. McGrath Jr. and the hiring of fellow EAS Carpenter David Gross as the next Executive Director of INSTALL.   McGrath played a significant role...

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December 8, 2022

LU 253 Continues to Give Back in Jersey City

EAS Carpenters Local Union 253 is continuing its ten-year tradition this holiday season and helping to bring Santa Claus back to Jersey City.  In partnership with the South Hudson Civic Association, union carpenters help collect toys for the annual ‘Breakfast with Santa.’ at the Moose Lodge. Many children in the Jersey City area look forward...

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December 2, 2022

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November 7, 2022

November 7th & 8th NJ Union Carpenter Canvass Locations

EAS Carpenters!!! Tonight and tomorrow are the last two UCAN opportunities for this year’s election! Help us get out the vote for pro-labor candidates in New Jersey Canvass UCAN Opportunities: November 7th When: 4:00 – 8:00 PM Where: IBEW 164 Hall, 205 Robin Road, Paramus NJ 07652 Contact: Mike Pierce (201-306-8065) or Sergio Verdesco (732-754-0838)...

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November 7, 2022

Allegheny and Philadelphia Board of Elections Incorrect, No Date Ballot Lists

Allegheny County and the Philadelphia Board of Elections have released a list of mail-in or absentee ballots that have been administratively determined to lack a signature on the declaration envelope or lack a written date on the declaration envelope.   Your vote is too important to be thrown out due to a simple mistake. Use...

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November 2, 2022

Election Day is Nov 8th!!! Vote!!!

Election Day is November 8th. EAS Carpenters need to get out and vote for pro-labor candidates that will protect our the union way of life and pass policy that provides opportunity for union workers   Use our Pro-Labor Candidate Tool to learn more about how to vote and what candidates are pro-labor candidates on your...

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