Good paying union jobs are making their way to West Virginia over the next year. Longview Power is expected to add gas energy and solar generation capabilities to one of the nation’s most efficient coal-fired power plants. This large expansion will provide well over 5,000 construction jobs, including benefits and higher wages. Longview Power COO,…Read More

In June of 2019, a refinery site in South Philly had an unfortunate explosion occur, resulting in a massive fireball that launched into the highly populated state of Pennsylvania. Due to this explosion, the refinery site declared bankruptcy and the site is now being bid on for new ownership. The site occupies 1,300 acres and…Read More

A $172 million project in New Brunswick, NJ was halted due to the usage of non-union labor. The UBC stepped in and picketed on the jobsite as the construction was funded in part by public money, making the union workers deserving of the work. Senior Council Rep, Anthony Abrantes, worked swiftly to put an end…Read More

It is with gratefulness for our past and excitement for our union’s future that I wish the members for the Keystone + Mountain + Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters and their families a safe and happy Labor Day. This is a time to reflect on not only how far workers rights have come, but also…Read More

Brothers and Sisters, On behalf of myself and the Keystone + Mountain + Lakes Regional Council of Carpenter’s Executive Board, I would like to wish each and every one of you and your families a happy and safe Veterans Day weekend. Our union is fortunate to have many brave brothers and sisters who have served…Read More

As of January 1st of 2020 there are pension plan changes for our brothers and sisters enrolled int he Mid-Atlantic Regional Council of Carpenters Pension plan. The video below explains what the new Variable Pension Plan means for you and how it affects your future retirement goals. View in English View in SpanishRead More