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South LA Shines at the Carpenters’ Destination Crenshaw Skills Camp

2019-08-26T18:47:44+00:00July 18th, 2019|Categories: Press|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

LA Sentinel - South LA Shines at the Carpenters’ Destination Crenshaw Skills Camp On Saturday, over 70 South LA participants came out to test their skills at a pop-up Carpenter boot camp, where they learned what it takes to start a successful career in the construction industry, and had the chance to land [...]

South LA Shines at Carpenters Destination Crenshaw Skills Camp

2019-08-26T18:57:25+00:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

South LA Shines at the Carpenters’ Destination Crenshaw Skills Camp Los Angeles, CA –   On Saturday, over 70 South LA participants came out to test their skills at a pop-up Carpenter boot camp, where they learned what it takes to start a successful career in the construction industry, and had the chance to land [...]

Carpenters Make Great Strides in Tilt up Agreement

2019-06-19T17:15:05+00:00June 18th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Carpenters Make Great Strides in Tilt-up Agreement Last Saturday, membership sat down with Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters leadership at Local Union 909/951 to discuss the new tilt-up contract agreement. Persistence, hard work, and commitment to getting organized culminated in a win for tilt-up industry carpenters in the Inland Empire and beyond. Through organizing [...]

Softball Game Celebrates Transformation Camaraderie and Opportunity

2019-09-05T17:44:32+00:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Press|Tags: , , |

LA Sentinel - Softball Game Celebrates Transformation, Camaraderie, & Opportunity Union Electricians vs. Union Carpenters L.A. County competed in the first inaugural Community Softball Game, at Rancho Cienaga Park. Photo E. Mesiyah McGinnis / Sentinel

Southwest Carpenters Help Veteran Rebuild The Reptacular Ranch

2019-08-26T18:51:44+00:00June 7th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , |

SOUTHWEST CARPENTERS HELP VETERAN REBUILD THE REPTACULAR RANCH & COMMUNITY CENTER FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 7th, 2019 Contact: Heather Rutman 213.615.9211 hrutman@swcarpenters.org SYLMAR, CA – Southwest Carpenters volunteered their time to the Reptacular Animals Ranch as part of the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) Carpenters Union Participation Program (CUPP). In 2017, the 15-acre educational [...]

Carpenters Present Oxnard Union High School District Apprenticeship Signing Day

2019-08-26T18:52:27+00:00June 7th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , , |

CARPENTERS PRESENT OXNARD UNION HIGH SCHOOL APPRENTICESHIP SIGNING DAY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 7, 2019 Contact: Heather Rutman 213.615.9211 hrutman@swcarpenters.org OXNARD, CA – The Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters’ (SWRCC) Career Connections program has organized its first Apprenticeship Signing Day, Friday June 7th at Oxnard High School. The ceremony was a recognition of the newest [...]

Safety Tips for Working in the Heat

2019-08-26T19:19:21+00:00June 7th, 2019|Categories: Council Events, Safety|Tags: , , , , |

Safety Tips for Working in the Heat The dog days of summer are upon us and working in the extreme heat is not only uncomfortable but dangerous. Extreme heat conditions can lead to cramps, rashes, heat exhaustion, or even heatstroke. Summer. Data from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) shows thousands of workers become ill due to working [...]

Sisolak Signs New Bill for Workers

2019-05-29T23:31:13+00:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Sisolak Signs New Bill for Workers As of Tuesday, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has signed two new bills into law. Sisolak signed Assembly Bill 136 which restores prevailing wage to public construction projects and Senate Bill 231 that removes anti-worker and anti-union provisions related to public construction projects. Even with less than a [...]

Southwest Carpenters Congratulate Banc of California Stadium on Receiving 2019 Q Award

2019-08-26T19:06:38+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

SOUTHWEST CARPENTERS CONGRATULATE BANC OF CALIFORNIA STADIUM ON RECEIVING THE 2019 Q AWARD FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22nd, 2019 Contact: Heather Rutman 213.615.9211 hrutman@swcarpenters.org LOS ANGELES, CA – The Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) congratulates The Los Angeles Football Club and Banc of California Stadium on receiving the 2019 Q Award for quality construction. [...]

Carpenters Union Help Renovate Safe Place for Women

2019-05-20T19:50:51+00:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: Press|Tags: , , |

KOB 4 - Carpenters Union Helps Renovate Safe Place for Women ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Members of the local carpenters union spent Saturday afternoon renovating an old salon that will be turned into a safe place for women living on the streets. Click the photo for the full story!