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September 20, 2021

EAS Carpenters Michael Conner Attends White House Labor Day Event with Other Military Veterans

Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters Council Representative Michael Conner, Local Union 474, was invited to attend a White House Event on Labor Day this year with President Joe Biden and Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh. The event was attended by The Union Veterans Council, AFL-CIO which Connor has been a proud supporter of...

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September 20, 2021

The Carpenter News September 2021

The Carpenter News Latest Issue is out now! Read about the important labor policy changes since the New Biden Administration took office, who the suggested candidates are for the 2021 General elections, and a 20 Years since 9/11 retrospective from EAS Carpenters

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September 16, 2021

Carpenters Training Center Supplying Further Demands for Pittsburgh

With the never-ending changes and demands in the construction industry, it’s paramount that the Carpenters Union is prepared to fulfill the needs of the men and women on the front lines, contractors, and industry and community leaders. The Carpenters Pittsburgh Training Center is a direct example of understanding this expectation and has recently made updates...

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September 5, 2021

EST William C. Sproule – Labor Day Message 2021

The founder of both Labor Day and the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Peter J. McGuire, is someone we should remember and thank as we strive to meet the ideals that he held for workers' rights.

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August 31, 2021

9/11 – 20th Anniversary Commemorative March of the Recovery Workers

This September 11th will mark the 20th Anniversary of the horrific terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, a day in which Americans will never forget. On Sunday, September 12th of 2021, our partners at HEART 9/11 are inviting participants for the Commemorative March of the Recovery Workers. HEART 9/11 is a team of first...

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August 20, 2021

DC Wage Theft and Underground Economy Investigation

The NBC Washington I Team has released a two-part investigative report on wage theft cases in the District of Columbia and Richmond Virginia. A barrage of wage theft claims have been sent to DC Attorney General Karl Racine’s Office in recent years.   “Workers are not getting overtime. They’re not getting paid days off. Often...

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August 11, 2021

Union Carpenters are the Offshore Construction Workforce

The research and development of renewable energy sources is rapidly changing the world. Offshore Wind Farms are a growing addition to the industry, showing the capability to generate two-times the combined capacity of all electric power plants in the U.S. The assembly of these farm’s requires a highly skilled and trained workforce that only Union...

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July 29, 2021

Carpenters Who Care

Members Helping Members with their Fight for Sobriety    Construction workers are more likely to use drugs than workers in other professions, finds a study by the Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research (CDUHR) at NYU College of Global Public Health. (1)   In 2017, a group of carpenters wanted to get together in...

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July 16, 2021

Baltimore Community Helping to Promote the MAGLEV High Speed Rail

  This week in the City of Baltimore, local residents and elected officials came together to promote the Northeast MAGLEV Superconducting High-Speed Rail project with a “Rally For Good Paying Jobs”. Excitement is building for the project that will help connect The District of Columbia to New York City with a one-hour commute time. The...

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July 13, 2021

Going Green with Wind Power

  East Coast Economy Set to Grow as Wind Energy Industry Expands   The World is Getting Greener.    We’ve heard about going Green or becoming more environmentally friendly even before the first Earth Day in 1970. While the change has been mostly gradual, our attention tends to sharpen when it impacts our lifestyle, energy...

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July 8, 2021

The Carpenter News Summer 2021 Edition



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July 7, 2021

Carpenter News – Crossword Puzzle Answer Guide

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