As Worth Township’s pandemic emergency food initiative winds down, residents in need of food are encouraged to use the food pantry.
Last week Carpenters Local1 Business Representative Tony Guida and Journeyman Eddie Castillo joined Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago and Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle for an event celebrating Rebuilding Together’s 100 Days of Service, a program that revitalizes communities and provides home improvement projects for 100 families in Chicago and Cook County.Local 1 and the Chicago […]
If you need something to brighten your day check out the work our members did over the weekend building a new front porch and back stairs for an elderly woman in Englewood who has cancer and desperately needed the repairs. Carpenters Local 1 Business Representative Tony Guida put the crew together through a long-standing partnership […]
The Chicago Auto Show is back! Assistant to the EST Kevin McLaughlin was interviewed by ABC 7 Chicago for their story about the return of trade shows to McCormick Place. This is outstanding news for all our tradeshow carpenters who were hit especially hard during this pandemic. EST Gary Perinar and the trustees representing the […]
By Shruti Singh – Bloomberg May 5, 2021 – In any other year, the Chicago Auto Show would be a premier showcase for the car industry, attracting thousands of motorheads and industry insiders alike. But in 2021, it could be all that and much, much more. In July, McCormick Place, North America’s largest convention center, […]
Carpenter members and dependents ages 18 and older can now get your vaccine at the Carpenters Center for Health and you could win a $500 gift card! Go to www.crccbenefits.org for more information and to make your appointment now!
Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Executive Secretary-Treasurer Gary Perinar addresses a crowd for the Carpenters Union’s Tax Fraud Days of Action at the State Capitol. Perinar was joined by Attorney General Kwame Raoul, Senate President Don Harmon, Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch and State Senator Mike Hastings at the event to raise awareness about construction industry […]
by Mike Miletich News 3 WSIL SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Carpenters across Illinois are standing up against tax fraud in the construction industry. On Thursday, union leaders explained the state is losing out on $186 million annually due to contractors paying employees in cash. They feel this practice also creates dangerous situations for employees working without […]
Hurry offer ends April 30, 2021! Any member who transfers balances from their other credit cards to their MCLCU credit card will receive 2.99% for 24 months. There are a lot of other promotions out there that are 0.00% for 12 months, but our low rate promotion last 12 months longer than “the other guys” […]
The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters is launching an aggressive campaign to raise public awareness about pervasive tax fraud in the construction industry and calling on elected officials to help crack down on subcontractors who cheat the system. CLICK HERE to read more