EASRCC Carpenters

August 3, 2023

Summer 2023 The Carpenters News

A publication of the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, Summer 2023

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June 27, 2023

First Union GWO Training Provider

A historic partnership was recently created as Eastern Atlantic State Carpenters Technical College became a Global Wind Organisation certified training provider. The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, which operates the Technical College, is the first trade union in the United States to achieve this certification. GWO certification is vital to ensure the safety...

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June 12, 2023

High School Valedictorian Signs with Carpenters Union Apprenticeship Program

In an event that redefined tradition, a high school valedictorian took a pass on possibly attending an Ivy League school to sign on for a union carpenter apprenticeship. Michael Taing, Class 2023 Valedictorian at Benjamin Franklin High School in Philadelphia, committed to signing a formal agreement to join the four-year apprenticeship program with the  Eastern...

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June 5, 2023

EAS Carpenters Receiving Accolades for Community Involvement in DC

Establishing a healthy and inclusive presence within the community is a top priority to The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters. Union Carpenters have actively searched and researched methods to improve the lives of local residents for over a century. In the District of Columbia, Local Union 197 has partnered with the DC Parks...

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June 1, 2023

EAS Carpenters Spotlight: Rochelle “Missy” Johnson

“There are two important events that happen in your life, when you are born and when you figure out why,” said Rochelle Johnson. “I had the opportunity to figure out why.” Rochelle Johnson, formally known by her close peers as “Missy” has always had an interest working with her hands. The Indiana county native has...

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May 31, 2023

LU 474 Council Representative Position

Dear Member:   We are searching for active members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners, who are in good standing within Local Union 474 and is interested in the position of Council Representative within the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EASRCC) and be assigned to the Upper Marlboro office. We are...

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May 9, 2023

EAS Carpenters Host Skills Expo & Open House in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Carpenters Union Hosting Skills Expo and Open House   The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters Pittsburgh Training Center hosted its annual Open House and Skills Expo on May 13! Over 1,000 visitors attended to watch first-hand the skills and professionalism of union apprentices, learn more about how to join the union, and...

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May 5, 2023

Local Union 251 Meeting

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)...

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May 1, 2023

Local Union 253 Retirees Express Gratitude for Union Retirement at Annual Luncheon

BELLEVILLE, NJ – Retired members of Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters Local Union 253 were full of enthusiasm and nostalgia as more than 220 carpenters arrived at the Annual Retirees Luncheon in Belleville, NJ.   The ceremony was held at Nanina’s in the Park and kicked off by Local Union 253 Retiree Committee...

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March 31, 2023

Local Union 254 Carpenter Announced as UCAN Grand Prize Winner a Construction Showcase Award Dinner

Matthew Eisler of Local Union 254 was announced as the 2022 Union Carpenter Action Network (UCAN) Grand Prize Winner at the 2023 Construction Showcase Awards Dinner last night. Matthew was among 11 finalists selected last month for the 11 grand prizes.   The other winners received either a 1,000 Best Buy Gift Card or a...

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March 28, 2023

NJ First Lady Tammy Murphy Announces EAS Carpenters as Recipients of Green Jobs Council NJ BRIDGE Initiative Grant Award

(Press Release from NJ.Gov)   NEWARK – First Lady Tammy Murphy, joined by the Executive Director of the Council on the Green Economy, Jane Cohen, today hosted a roundtable to announce the recipients of the Green Jobs Council’s $5 million NJ Building our Resilient, Inclusive, and Diverse Green Economy (BRIDGE) Initiative grant award. In addition to...

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March 24, 2023

Sisters Step Up to Help Potter’s House Mission

In February, a staple of generosity, giving back and protecting women in the City of Philadelphia, required assistance. The Potter’s House Mission needed to upgrade the residents’ lounge flooring and replace the downstairs carpet that had upheld 20 years of wear and tear. The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters and its members took...

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