The Pennsylvania Primary Election is on Tuesday, May 18th. Polls are open 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Use the guide below to see who the suggested candidates are on your ballot.   EAS Carpenters 2021 PA Primary Suggested CandidatesRead More

  Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, joined by representatives of the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, took action by signing an executive order on April 15, 2021. The executive order took into account suggestions from the Pittsburgh Joint Tax Task Force on Construction Industry Fraud to help define what a “construction contractor” is to…Read More

Training Director – Opportunity Available!   The KML Carpenters Training Fund has initiated the search for a new Director. This position is expected to work under the leadership of the Executive Director and accept the following responsibilities: direct supervision of instructors, administrative staff, and apprentices including management of all training center activity associated with apprentice…Read More

Dear Members, It is on this day that we commemorate the lives that have been lost in the construction industry. Workers Memorial Day is an important day of remembrance that shows the value we hold for those lost on the jobsite and the fight unions have led to provide safer working conditions. Day in and…Read More

  The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters’ Sisters in the Brotherhood Committee welcomed new leadership this year with the selection of Cyndie Williams of Local Union 254 and Layla Bibi of Local Union 158 as Committee Co-Chairs. This change in leadership suggests that the Sisters are looking for increased growth, development and action….Read More

  The Carpenters Joint Apprentice Training Center in Philadelphia is hosting its Apprentice Contest on Friday, May 7th. This year’s contest will be held virtually and you can follow all the action on the Council’s social media pages by following @EASCarpenters and some special coverage by 6 ABC News.   “We are excited to host…Read More

Update from the EAS Carpenters Regarding Local 441Read More

  Philadelphia Union Carpenters & Contractors Recruit Local Talent (Press Release)   Philadelphia — Three building trade groups have teamed up to launch an important program to train hopeful apprentice carpenters. They include the Carpenters Joint Apprentice Committee of Philadelphia, the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, and the General Building Contractors Association (GBCA),…Read More

I do see more families in my community looking at the trades as an option instead of college and I love this trend. There is no better feeling than helping a new member from the community join our organizationRead More

  In the midst of a cold, snowy winter season, members of Local 167 prioritized assisting those who are in need of some warmth. Altogether they donated $1,000 to One House at a Time – Beds For Kids. This program provides families in need with beds, pillows, books, toothbrushes, etc.   Member and Delegate for…Read More