Union Carpenters Help Businesses Following Recent Demonstrations Following initial George Floyd demonstrations, many businesses found themselves looted and vandalized. Seeing an opportunity to step in, our Union Carpenters collaborated with elected officials to immediately answer the call that local businesses so desperately needed. Union Carpenters Local 213, 562, 619 and 661 donated hundreds [...]
Un ejército de carpinteros voluntarios remueve escombros y repara negocios vandalizados en Los Ángeles
Un ejército de carpinteros voluntarios remueve escombros y repara negocios vandalizados en Los Ángeles Local 213 Union Carpenters donated material and time to help secure Downtown Los Angeles businesses following George Floyd demonostrations. Click the photo for the full story.
California and New Mexico Unemployment Benefits Extended Attention California and New Mexico Carpenters: A recent update to the Extended Benefits (EB) program may extend eligible members' unemployment benefits for up to 13 additional weeks. If you are currently on unemployment and have exhausted your regular state unemployment benefits, please contact your state's unemployment office [...]
Tiny home community construction begins in southeast Albuquerque The building of the 30 ‘tiny homes’ for the Tiny Home Village began today. Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters Local 1319 are volunteering their time and expertise to construct the units. Click the photo for the full story.
EST Dan Langford Appointed to LA County Economic Resilience Task Force Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn has appointed 39 local business and cultural leaders to the LA County Economic Resilience Task Force. Their experience and expertise will help guide LA County’s safe reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Executive Secretary – Treasurer Dan Langford [...]
Carpenters Care Packages for Retired Members Over 65 There’s no doubt that most people have felt the impact of the current pandemic to some extent. To help alleviate many of our members’ concerns, the Southwest Carpenters have rolled out many programs including an early vacation payout date, extension of health benefits, additional CUPP stipend [...]
Nevada construction sites implement safety procedures for COVID-19 Construction sites across Nevada are implementing safety procedures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Those procedures are being put into place by a task force that Gov. Steve Sisolak asked the industry to establish. Click the photo for the full story.
A Nevada construction group has formed to address safety issues during the coronavirus pandemic and launched a website to let people anonymously report problems at job sites. Click the photo for the full story.
Gov. Sisolak Asks Southwest Carpenters Union to Assemble Construction Industry Leaders Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Gov. Sisolak Asks Southwest Carpenters Union to Assemble Construction Industry Leaders Amid COVID-19 Pandemic Governor Steve Sisolak asked the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) to assemble Nevada construction industry leaders to reinforce expectations for a standard of safety protocols and best practices throughout the construction industry in Nevada during the COVID-19 pandemic. Frank Hawk, Vice [...]