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N.Y. Carpenters Union Calls on Yonkers Industrial Development Authority to Promote Fair Bidding

The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters has issued the following statement regarding the City of Yonkers and the city’s Industrial Development Authority regarding recent decisions that effectively block local labor from participating in taxpayer-backed construction projects:

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NRCC Welcomes New Members from The Metropolitan Regional Council of Carpenters

John Ballantyne, Executive Secretary-Treasurer (EST) of the NRCC: "This will create more significant leverage with contractors in collective negotiations, streamline our work rules, and provide contractors an even broader selection of a specialized labor force with key skillsets."

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Metropolitan Regional Council of Carpenters Merges Into the NRCC

The announcement, from Douglas J. McCarron, General President of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, also includes some former members going to Keystone + Mountain + Lakes Regional Council (KMLRCC) and the Eastern Millwright Regional Council (EMRC), with the exception of LU 1402, which will now be affiliated with the Keystone Council.

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NRCC Sisters Get Ready to Run

 

On Saturday, January 16th NRCC Sisters held their quarterly meeting in Edison, NJ where Dan Christy, Deputy Political Director of NJ, spoke to the sisters about the Ready to Run program, an opportunity for members to pursue appointed and elected political positions within their communities. A total of 37 women across the council participated in the video conference meeting. 

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Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters Salutes Members, N.J. Legislature

Long way to go to educate New Jersey voters about the benefits of North Jersey gaming expansion

EDISON, N.J. – The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters is applauding New Jersey's legislative leaders for coming together in order to finalize a
gaming-expansion bill and let voters decide whether to expand casinos to North Jersey.

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Are You Interested in a Career in Carpentry?

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UBC Sisters Fitness Site is Up and Running!

Good News! - The UBC Sisters Fitness Website is now "live." Start off the New Year right by clicking below to find out how you can stay healthy and fit for work.

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Building Trades Leaders stand in support of Sen. Sweeney's Gaming Bill

We are betting on good paying jobs for all of the hard working men and women New Jersey. That's why we support the gaming bill introduced by Senate President Stephen Sweeney, Sen. Paul Sarlo, Assemblymen Wayne DeAngelo and Joseph Egan, which represents the strongest initiative to place before voters in 2016.

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Carpenter Citizen

Brothers and Sisters,

The members of the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) are at the very heart of the communities that we help to build. Not only do we create the infrastructure and buildings that keep the economy moving, but we also are active citizens who contribute to the development of our neighborhoods. Every year, our members get out there and volunteer to help make our communities better and this holiday season is no different. Whether it is has been by participating in toy drives, building ramps for the disabled or by volunteering at local food pantries, NRCC Carpenters are always present and ready to make a difference.

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Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters Urges N.J. Lawmakers to Break Impasse on Gaming Bills

December 22, 2015         

For Immediate Release:

Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters Urges N.J. Lawmakers to Break Impasse on Gaming Bills

With growing competition to Atlantic City, New Jersey's economic future is at stake.

EDISON, N.J. -- The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) is urging New Jersey lawmakers to break an impasse on pending legislation to expand gaming in North Jersey and find common ground on an issue that is critical to all of New Jersey's economic future.

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