The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters’ groundbreaking on our new 55,000-sqauare-foot Carpenters and Millwrights Training Center in East Moline was featured in a story on ABC-affiliate WQAD. The new building will create hundreds of jobs, bring significant tax revenue to the region, and will be used to train the next generation of skilled union apprentice […]
As seen in the Quad-City Times. EAST MOLINE – The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters today broke ground on a new 55,000-sqauare-foot Carpenters and Millwrights Training Center in East Moline located less than a mile from Northeast Junior High School. The new building will create hundreds of jobs, bring significant tax revenue to the region, […]
Eligible UBC members can now use the CITF’s Learning Management System to take an online course to be trained in ICRA (Infection Control Risk Assessment) Awareness and/or COVID-19 Preparedness Qualification.
Several inflatable rats are shown outside a building Aug. 7, 2019, in the 100 block of West Washington Street in Chicago’s Loop. Created in Chicago nearly 30 years ago, Scabby, the giant inflatable union protest rat that has become a fixture at picket lines, may be banned by new labor board rulings for scaring away […]
We recently launched a “Pay us less” initiative. The idea is simple: Stop paying the big banks and credit card companies 20 to 30 percent interest, move those balances here and “pay us less”. Since the launch, we’ve had dozens of brothers and sisters take us up on the offer. What they have seen is […]
EST Gary Perinar last week received the Ed Sadlowski Labor Leadership Award from the Cook County Democratic Party. He used his acceptance speech as an opportunity to encourage the elected state, county and city officials who were watching to crack down on tax fraud and make sure cheating contractors are held accountable. Tax fraud affects […]
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Congratulations to Built To Last for its third consecutive Emmy nomination! Built to Last, which the Chicago Regional Council produces in a partnership with ABC 7 Chicago and Answers Media, was nominated in the Outstanding Achievement for Magazine Programming – Program/Special/ Series category for Foundation of the Nation. View episode below. Built to Last looks […]
Enrollment begins for the Midwest Coalition of Labor Life, Accidental Death, Critical Illness and Accident Insurance Program has expired. You can still join the Midwest Coalition of Labor at any time. Keep watching more to come! CLICK HERE to Midwest Coalition of Labor or call them at (888) 212-7822.
The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters today joined several Illinois labor unions to announce the formation of the Climate Jobs Illinois coalition to advocate for a pro-worker, pro-climate agenda. The coalition will push for a thoughtful but ambitious clean energy transition through practical policies that create union jobs in the clean energy sector to lower […]