It is with a heavy heart that we inform the brothers and sisters of the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters of the passing of former Training Instructor for the Joint Apprentice Training Center of Philadelphia, Joseph Cottman.   Joseph was a proud U.S. Marine, and Vietnam Veteran who served our country with honor. He…Read More

Local Union 251 Members,   Local Union 251 regularly scheduled meeting will be held virtually tomorrow Tuesday, February 8th at 7:00 PM.   Meeting information, below: Local Union 251 Meeting Tuesday, February 8th 7:00 PM Click to call from any device or dial in using the number below. Join the meeting: https://call.lifesizecloud.com/697442 Dial-in #: +1 (312)…Read More

President Joe Biden is continuing his mission to be “The Most Pro-Union President in History” with the recent signing of an Executive Order mandating PLAs on all federal projects over $35 million. With the signing of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, this is an opportunity to ensure that the safest and most productive workers in the…Read More

This past year, the largest infrastructure project in the history of the District of Columbia, the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge, was completed ahead of schedule with the help of the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EASRCC). Hundreds of the most skilled and highly trained local workers in DC worked on this project along…Read More

The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America’s Carpenters International Training Fund (CITF) has made the decision that the Scaffold Erector Qualification will no longer have a grace period after a qualification expires. The CITF will honor the grace period for your Scaffold Erector Qualification until December 31, 2022.Read More

Sisters Point People!   General Secretary-Treasurer Thomas Flynn of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters is hosting a virtual caucus for the Sisters in the Brotherhood Committee Chairs and Council Point People tomorrow Wednesday, February 2nd, 2022. Two meetings will be held to accommodate your schedules.   Below are the available times (Click on one of…Read More

Also promotes Philadelphia Carpenters James Hocker as new Philadelphia Regional Manager & Kevin Morrow as new Organizing Director   (PHILADELPHIA, PA) The Philadelphia-based Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EAS) announced a number of promotions, including the appointment of Anthony Abrantes to Assistant Executive Secretary-Treasurer, James Hocker to new Philadelphia Regional Manager and Kevin Morrow as…Read More

All too often those looking for employment are unfamiliar with what a career in the construction industry looks like. The various career paths, crafts, training provided, wage and benefit packages are making the trades a more appealing option for the workforce across the country. However, there is still a necessity to educate many states and…Read More

Local Union 158 Members,   Local Union 158 regularly scheduled meeting will be held this upcoming Monday, February 21st at 7:00 PM at the Fraternal Order of Police Philadelphia Lodge #5.   Meeting information, below: Local Union 158 Meeting Monday, February 21st 7:00 PM Fraternal Order of Police Philadelphia Lodge #5 11630 Caroline Road Philadelphia, PA 19154…Read More

Brothers and Sisters,   The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters is giving a UCAN credit for all carpenters that have and are ready to update their Training Verification Card in the UBC Mobile App. UCAN is the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters incentive-based program for all carpenters that go above and…Read More