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New Mexico’s Got Skills!

2017-09-22T23:41:36+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

New Mexico Skills Event Winners, 2017 New Mexico - Last Saturday Carpenters from the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) went head to head in the New Mexico Skills Event.  For the second year in a row, Brother Eldon Watchman took first in the Concrete Drag Race. While Edgar Talamantes won gold in the Drywall Drag [...]

Carpenters Call for Resignation of Industrial Commission of Arizona Chairman

2017-09-22T02:03:17+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Carpenters Call for Resignation of Industrial Commission of Arizona Chairman Phoenix - Over 160 members of Carpenters from Local #1912 filled the auditorium at Thursday's Industrial Commission of Arizona (ICA) meeting. The Carpenters were there to call for the resignation of ICA's Chairman, Dale Schultz. The Carpenters also called for the firing of the Director of the [...]

Carpenters Win Big in Fight Against Payroll Fraud

2017-09-20T23:31:09+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Carpenters Win Big in Fight Against Payroll Fraud The Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) won a substantial victory last week in the fight against payroll fraud, a historic issue for workers in the construction industry and increasingly endemic for blue-collar workers across our great nation. Assembly Bill 1701 (AB 1701), passed by the California State [...]

Facebook Photo Contest Fall 2017

2017-09-20T16:04:14+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters Facebook Photo Contest Fall 2017 is here! Submit your photos via Facebook between tomorrow, September 21st, until Thursday, September 27th. We will send out contest submission rules and criteria via text message. You must be signed up for Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) Mobile Messages to receive the contest communications. If [...]

KEYT News Channel 3 Reports on Carpenters going ‘above and beyond’ for local community

2017-09-14T16:06:43+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Carpenters Volunteer Time & Skills to Improve Local Classrooms Gold Coast Carpenters went 'above and beyond, ' volunteering their time and skills to improve classrooms and playgrounds at the Child Development Resource Center (CDRC). New Channel 3, KEYT, reported that “more than two dozen volunteers from the union helped improve fences, maintain landscaping, and build new play [...]

SWRCC Donates $100K to Sisters & Brothers Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

2017-09-11T15:53:33+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

SWRCC Donates $100K to Sisters & Brothers Impacted by Hurricane Harvey Last week the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters' (SWRCC) Executive Board approved a $100,000 donation to our Texas Sisters and Brothers impacted by Hurrican Harvey. Hurrican Harvey 'could end up being the costliest natural disaster in U.S. History.' The devastation left by the hurricane is incomprehensible, [...]

Labor Day: This is Our Holiday

2017-09-01T18:32:05+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Labor Day: This is Our Holiday This weekend we celebrate you, sisters and brothers. We celebrate all you do, every day, to build our roads, our schools, our offices, our homes and the sacrifice you make to do so. You deserve a day off. But let’s not forget why we celebrate Labor Day and why the [...]

Chillin’ and Grillin’

2017-09-01T15:53:45+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

First annual San Diego Union Carpenters Picnic Carpenters from San Diego's Locals 547 and 1506 held their first annual Chillin' and Grillin' Carpenters picnic last weekend. Over 900 Carpenters and their families joined the event. In addition to good food, they shared in fun for the whole family including kids games and traditional dancing from the [...]

Skills Events – More Locals/Areas Add Dates

2017-08-29T17:03:11+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Skills Events - More Locals/Areas Add Dates  The following Locals and areas have added dates for their annual skills events - the SWRCC Olympics. Is your Local or area not on the list? Click here to see the full list of confirmed event dates and times. Please join in solidarity with your fellow carpenters to celebrate [...]