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Major Projects Underway as Next Generation of Skilled Workers Gets Trained

 

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New construction is booming across the Greater Lehigh Valley, and union carpenters are a big part of the growth.

By Kevin Lott, NRCC Local 167 Council Representative

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August SIB Newsletter

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To read the entire newsletter, please click here

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New Jersey Carpenters Apprentice Training and Educational Fund Executive Director Discusses Carpenter Apprentice Opportunities at New Jersey Council of County Vocational-Technical Schools Event

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September 18, 2017 – Edison, NJ – This summer, Ridgeley Hutchinson, Executive Director of the New Jersey Carpenters Apprentice Training and Educational Fund participated on the New Jersey Council of County Vocational-Technical Schools (NJCCVTS) panel to discuss apprenticeship opportunities throughout the state of New Jersey.

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Bloomberg BNA - Construction Unions Focus on Flagship Facilities for Training

The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters is building a state-of-the-art training facility next to its headquarters in Edison, NJ. The Council's new 100,000-square-foot, two-story complex and the UBCJA's International Training Center in Las Vegas were featured in the September 14th issue of Bloomberg BNA Construction Labor Report

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City of Utica Passes Ordinance Requiring Construction Contractors/Subcontractors to have NYDOL-Approved Apprenticeship Programs

September 14, 2017 - Utica, NY – On September 6, the City of Utica voted to amend the City Code to require all construction contractors and subcontractors – working on projects valued at greater than $250,000 – to have established apprenticeship programs that are approved by the New York State Department of Labor.  

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Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters Endorse Jack Martins for Nassau County Executive

September 13, 2017FRANKLIN SQUARE, N.Y. – Nassau County Executive candidate Jack Martins was today endorsed by the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC).

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Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters Encouraging New York Members to Vote in Today’s State Election Primary

September 12, 2017 - Albany, NY – The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters is encouraging all of its members in New York to get out to the voting booth today in New York State’s 2017 Election Primary. 

To find your polling place, please visit: https://voterlookup.elections.state.ny.us/votersearch.aspx

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Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters Volunteers at Warren County Habitat for Humanity

 

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September 8, 2017 – Edison, NJ – This summer, five members of the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters’ (NRCC) Local 254 volunteered at a Habitat for Humanity Veterans Build project in Warren County. On the project, NRCC carpenters dedicated their time and expertise to build a foundation for one U.S. veteran’s home on Pleasant Valley Road in Washington Township, NJ.

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Changing with the times: Carpenters union reaching out to women, minorities in effort to diversify traditional workforce

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By Brett Johnson

In a lot of ways, the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters is a changed organization, after growing to 40,000 members across New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland and parts of Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.

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Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters’ Local 255 President John Robinson Receives George E. Norcross Jr. Humanitarian Award

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September 1, 2017 – Edison, NJ –  Today, Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) Local 255 President and Council Representative, John Robinson, received the 22nd Annual George E. Norcross Jr. Humanitarian Award for outstanding community service, presented by the Southern New Jersey AFL-CIO in Collingswood, NJ. 

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