The Carpenters Organizing Department joined Carpenters Local 10 Business Representative and Worth Township Supervisor Eamon McMahon last week to pass out nutritional food boxes to families in Alsip. This was a team effort working with Worth Township employees and leaders from Economic Strategies Development Corporation (ESDC), who provided the food. Everyone could use a little […]
Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters business representatives and organizers got a great response talking to non-union residential carpenters at jobsites about the benefits of joining our Brotherhood. Trade up to a union career. It’s a no-brainer. For more information click here
WQAD-TV Channel 8 located in Moline, llinois did a story about Millwrights Local 2158’s open orientation where hopeful recruits turned out to fill out applications and learn how to become a Millwright. Millwright work involves the assembly, erection, installation, and maintenance of all types of industrial equipment and machinery according to layout plans, blueprints, and
Here’s a short video about the new 150,000 square-foot Chicago Heights Middle School our members helped build. The $40 million school is expected to be completed by the end of July and is the first newly constructed school facility in Chicago Heights in decades. Local 272 member Tim Toppen, a 15-year union member who works
The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters today announced another victory in the union’s ongoing fight against wage theft in the building trades.
Retirees and Business Representatives from the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters, Painters District Council, and I.B.E.W. Local 134 have been working together rehabbing an old bar in Des Plaines and turning it into a new community food pantry.
Due to the high unemployment rate caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Employment of Illinois Workers on Public Works Act will take effect beginning July 1st.
Here's a great interview with new Helmets to Hardhats Executive Director David Porter about drawing veterans to the building trades.
While face coverings are recommended and even required on construction sites across the country, construction pros have a range of reasons for not liking them.
The Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Benefits Funds recently presented a wide-ranging webinar.