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3rd Annual Sisters in the Brotherhood Recruitment Initiative Open House

3rd Annual Sisters in the Brotherhood Recruitment Initiative Open House with key speakers like State Senator Nellie Pou, Executive Treasurer John Ballantyne of NRCC,  Jr. Chief Executive Officer Jack Kocsis from Associated Construction Contractors of New Jersey, and Jr. President Al Daloisio, of Railroad Construction Company Inc.

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National Association of Women in Construction [NAWIC] MWBE Showcase, Albany NY

 

The Albany chapter of NAWIC, hosted its’ first annual Minority Women Business Enterprise (MWBE) Showcase, in Albany, NY on March 15th, 2016.  

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Opt in to Text Messages From The Sisters in the Brotherhood Today!

 

Introducing a new and great way to stay connected with important information from The Sisters in the Brotherhood! Opt in today!

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Katie Durkin Memorial Playground at Butterfly Athletic Park

3 Members who work for Union Concrete volunteered their time on Friday April 29th to work on a beautiful (now open) Athletic Park at Wales school, that was built in the honor of Katie Durkun, a 9 year old girl killed in a car accident in Wales. 

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Volunteerism for Homeless Vets in Jersey City

Members of Local 253 along with Pinnacle Development Group, are assisting in a major improvement in the lives of veterans by building homes for those who have served this country and are now homeless. 

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Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters to Hold 25th Annual Open House & Tour of Training Facility During Philadelphia Joint Apprenticeship Committee Contest on Friday -- May 6, 2016 @ 1:00 PM

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Carpenters Training Center Director Charles Brock will conduct a tour of the NRCC's Philadelphia training facility during the union's 25th Annual Open House and Philadelphia Joint Apprenticeship Committee Contest, which will highlight five categories of carpenter craftsmanship; general carpentry, interior finish carpentry, floor laying, mill/cabinetry work and millwright work. The contestants were top test-scorers from the current apprentice graduating class. Read more for event details. 

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N.Y. Carpenters Gain Support in Call for Fair Bidding in Yonkers

Taxpayers are hearing local Carpenters' call for fair bidding on taxpayer-funded projects: Project Labor Agreements are good for Yonkers, good for business and good for middle class workers.

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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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