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July 6, 2022

EAS Carpenters Endorse Fetterman for Senate

PRESS RELEASE: Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters Endorse Fetterman for Senate Philadelphia, PA — Pennsylvania Lt. Governor John Fetterman on Wednesday received the endorsement of the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters in the U.S. Senate Race. The EAS Carpenters represent close to 19,000 carpenters who live and work in the Commonwealth...

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July 1, 2022

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June 15, 2022

EAS Carpenters Expand Training, Open First Union Dive School in Country

For the United Brotherhood of Carpenters keeping up with an ever-growing industry requires continuous investment of educational resources. The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters for example operate 17 state-of-the-art training facilities across six states. That though is not enough, especially with the monumental investment coming from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, and creation of...

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May 24, 2022

PA AG Shapiro & DOL Sec Berrier Call for Federal Action to Protect Davis Bacon

  PRESS RELEASE REPOST: Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Secretary of Labor & Industry Jennifer Berrier filed comments today in support of the United States Department of Labor’s (“USDOL”) proposed updated regulations to the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts (“DBRA”).   “The Department’s proposal would put in place common-sense rules that experience shows will help enforcement...

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May 24, 2022

Brother Dan Patrick Receives Outstanding Student Award

Dan Patrick, a Local Union 167 carpenter,  was announced as the recipient of the Outstanding Student Award from Jefferson School of Continuing Studies. This award was presented to Dan for graduating with a 4.0 GPA in Construction Studies while working full-time with the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters and Turner Construction.   “I...

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May 18, 2022

Pittsburgh Skills Expo 2022

4th Year Apprentices out of the Pittsburgh Carpenters Training Center competed in the annual Skills Expo on May 14th. 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 future students and community...

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May 18, 2022

Wanted: Philadelphia Carpenter Apprentice and Journeyman Skill Upgrading Instructor

  Job Summary The Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Committee of Philadelphia & Vicinity is looking to continue its long tradition of training a qualified workforce that is prepared to ensure the most challenging construction projects can be completed safely and ahead of schedule. The JAC has been designed to help create many skilled craftspeople for our...

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May 16, 2022

Philly Skills Contest 2022

4th-Year apprentices competed in the annual Philly Skills Contest at the Joint Apprentice Carpenters Training Center in Philadelphia & Vicinity on May 6th, 2022. The apprentices competing were selected as the top of their class in each of their crafts.   “Today is our 55th annual open house/contest where our top carpenter students, floor laying...

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May 5, 2022

Press Release: EAS Carpenters in DC Endorse Brian Schwalb for DC AG

  For Immediate Release   Carpenters Union Endorses by Brian Schwalb for DC Attorney General Carpenters Union Endorses Brian Schwalb for District Attorney General, Express Trust That Candidate Will Continue Outgoing AG Racine’s Actions to Protect Workers   (District of Columbia)- The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters and Brian Schwalb announced the Union’s...

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May 5, 2022

DC Workforce Benefiting from Investment in Pre-Apprenticeship Programs

Pre-apprenticeship training has become a more prevalent way for the District of Columbia workforce to discover pathways into the trades. The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EAS Carpenters) have partnered with several non-profits in the District to help educate the public about the trades and provide the necessary skills to discover the next...

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May 3, 2022

Council Representative Position, Pittsburgh, PA

  The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters is searching for active journeyman members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners, who are in good standing within Local Union 432 and are interested in the position of Council Representative within the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters  and be assigned to the...

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April 27, 2022

Atlantic Power Transmission Invests $50 Million into Offshore Wind Development

A $50 Million commitment was announced by Atlantic Power Transmission (APT) for workforce development in New Jersey as part of their union supported proposal for transmission development connected to the new offshore wind industry. The New Jersey Offshore Wind Strategic Plan outlined an essential need for a strong workforce and that’s exactly what the Eastern...

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