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Happy Memorial Day from the NRCC

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On behalf of myself, Executive Secretary-Treasurer John Ballantyne and the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters’ Executive Board, I would like to wish each and every one of you and your families a happy and safe Memorial Day weekend.

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It’s a New Day at the Regional Council of Carpenters

 

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By John Ballantyne, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters 

I’ve read articles in local newspapers over the last two years about the Philadelphia Convention Center’s lawsuit with the carpenters union and wanted to tell you more about the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters and to set the record straight.

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Tony Bianchini Appointed Director of Communications at Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters

 

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Edison, NJ (May 22, 2017) – The Northeast Council of Carpenters (NRCC) today announced the appointment of Tony Bianchini as the Director of Communications. Bianchini has more than 17 years of experience in public affairs, public relations, social media, corporate communications, media relations, grassroots advocacy, crisis communications, marketing and community relations for Fortune 500 corporations, government agencies, trade unions, newspapers/websites and public relations agencies.

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The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters and The New York City District Council of Carpenters Gather for Joint Lobby Day

 

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Pictured Left to Right: NRCC Executive Secretary-Treasurer John Ballantyne, New York-Deputy Political Director Tricia Brown and New York State Commissioner of Labor, Roberta Reardon at the Carpenters Apprenticeship Exhibition in the North Concourse of the Empire State Plaza.

Albany, NY (May 20, 2017) - The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) and the New York City District Council of Carpenters (NYCDCC) teamed up for a joint Lobby Day in Albany, NY on May 16th.

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Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters Announce Endorsements for May 16th Pennsylvania Democratic Primary Election

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Left to Right: Matt Hicks (LU164), Kenny Debois (LU158), Steve Billstein (LU158), Larry Krasner, Philadelphia District Attorney candidate Larry Krasner, Bill Snyder (NRCC Rep LU179), Des O'Brien (LU158), Shawn Anderson (NRCC Rep LU164), Charles DeAngelo (NRCC Rep LU158), James Hocker (NRCC Rep LU158).

 

Philadelphia (May 16, 2017) --The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) today announced their list of endorsed candidates for the upcoming Pennsylvania Democratic Primary election.

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NRCC Holds Elected & Appointed Official Reception in Jersey City

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For more photos of the May 12 Elected & Appointed Officials Reception, please visit our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/NortheastRegionalCouncilofCarpenters/

 

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Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters to Hold 2nd Annual Elected/Appointed Officials Reception in Jersey City

Jersey City, NJ (May 12, 2017) – The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) will hold its 2nd Annual Elected/Appointed Officials Reception on May 12th at 4 p.m. at The Westin Jersey City Newport Hotel (479 Washington Blvd, Jersey City, NJ). The reception honors all Union Carpenters and NRCC staff who have been elected/appointed officials on a local, county and state level and continually help Union members to secure man hours, build relationships with local politicians and assist with getting Project Labor Agreements approved.

 

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Union Carpenters Local 279 Repairs Flooring for the Nyack Center

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Nyack, N.Y. - May 5, 2017 When State Senator David Carlucci needed a special talent for a good cause, he called a friend, Paul M. Cassel, and asked for a favor.

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The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters to Hold 26th Annual Open House & Tour of JAC Apprentice School During Philadelphia Apprenticeship Contest

 

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What: The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) will host an Open House and Tour of the Joint Apprenticeship Committee’s (JAC) Apprentice School during the 26th Annual Apprenticeship Committee Contest on Friday, May 5, 2017. The competition between 4th year men and women apprentices will highlight their skills in various carpentry areas including: general carpentry, interior finish, mill cabinetry, pile-drivers and floor layers.

Who: Fourth-year apprentices who are a part of the NRCC are the contestants of the competition. The Director of the JAC Carpenters Apprentice School of Philadelphia & Vicinity, Charles Brock, will lead the open house and tour of the apprentice school. Attendees of the open house and contest to include: Jefferson Hospital, The Health and Welfare Department of Philadelphia, local elected officials and area high schools. The general public is also in attendance.

Why: The contest gives apprentices the opportunity to compete to win, which is the highest honor to receive as an apprentice-level carpenter. The tour conducted by Charles Brock, grants access to experience the specialty training that carpenters receive. 

Where: JAC Apprentice School located at 10401 Decatur Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154

When: Friday, May 5, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

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NRCC Council Representative Peter McAnearney Honored as Albany County Citizen of the Month

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Albany, NY— Local 291 Council Representative Peter McAnearney of The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) will be honored as the Albany County Executive’s Citizen of the Month on May 5, presented by Albany County Executive, Daniel P. McCoy.

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