Brother Johnson was recognized for his hard work and dedication helping area youth overcome barriers and establish solid careers.
Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council representatives attended the groundbreaking for the new $150 million Walker’s Bluff Casino in Carterville, Ill. The casino will be union built using several signatory contractors including Samron Construction, Hoelscher Interiors, Fager-McGee Construction and A+K Specialties.
We’re very excited about our new agreement with Chicago City Colleges that helps our members earn an associate’s degree in construction management and helps City Colleges students gain entry into our pre-apprenticeship program. It’s a win-win!
Just outside of downtown St. Louis, union carpenters are working on the new $250 million Forsythe Pointe office building in Clayton, Mo. McCarthy Building Cos. is leading the way on the construction and development. The building will feature 1-million square feet of office and retail space, as well as, a 1,200-car parking lot. Our members
Dear Brothers and Sisters: This past Saturday we had the opportunity to bring together Delegates, Business Representatives and staff of the newly formed Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council for a daylong gathering in Springfield, Illinois. It was the first chance since our merger in September to meet in person and get to better know the members
Carpenters working for George Shaw Construction, McCown Gordon and PCI are setting concrete forms, wood blocking, installing weather protection, as well as, hanging metal studs and drywall.
Just a reminder to show your union pride by purchasing the newest apparel with new Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council logo at our online store! Union printer Stars & Stripes added the new apparel with the new MACRC logo for members who want to purchase t-shirts, hoodies, polos, jackets and other apparel and accessories with the
According to the study, about 34% of construction worker families in Illinois are enrolled in at least one federal safety net program. The programs included in the study were Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program, Temporary Aid for Needy Families, Earned Income Tax Credit and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
No better way to wrap up National Apprenticeship Week last week than our groundbreaking event for a new 15,000 square foot annex at the Mid-America Carpenters Pekin Training Center. We have the best training program in the country, as our signatory contractors will attest. This new annex will make sure our apprentices and journeymen stay up to date
Another success in our ongoing fight against Wage Theft! Earlier this month, Kansas City passed its first ever Wage Theft ordinance to hold cheating contractors accountable. Thanks to Councilman O’Neill for drafting the ordinance & to the City Council for leveling the playing field and standing with working families!