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The Union Difference Carpenters Repair Sidewalk

2018-07-17T16:49:19+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

The "Union Difference" Carpenters Repair Sidewalk In South LA, Carpenters are showing their neighbors the "Union Difference". Often times, our carpenters train and work in the communities where they grew up and take special pride when the skills they've worked hard to perfect can make immediate positive impacts where it counts [...]

TB Penick and Sons Ordered to Compensate Workers

2018-07-11T17:34:20+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Categories: Current Events|

TB Penick and Sons Ordered to Compensate Workers Employer must pay one million dollars to more than 100 construction workers in Long Beach, California The investigation of TB Penick & Sons Inc. and its subcontractor Champion Construction began after a report of violations of the public works standards by the Carpenters Contractors Cooperation [...]

Million Dollar Settlement for Prevailing Wage Violations

2018-07-10T17:27:42+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Press Release: California Department of Industrial Relations                                                                                                [...]

Let’s Stop Tax Fraud

2018-06-28T22:20:47+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Let's Stop Tax Fraud Recently, a growing number of construction contractors have been caught engaging in tax fraud and worker misclassification. What was once thought to be a case of a few bad apples, has been revealed as an entire underground network of fraudulent contractors and seedy labor brokers, feeding off [...]

Polis Stands for Colorado Workers

2018-06-14T16:36:29+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Polis Stands for Colorado Workers "The Colorado way of life should be within reach for everyone. In today’s workforce, unions are more relevant and important than ever before in creating a pathway to achieving the American Dream for middle class workers and to sustain an equitable democracy. All workers should have the [...]

Carpenters Applaud Hickenlooper’s Executive Order

2018-07-13T14:28:10+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                              Contact: Alexis Olbrei, 213.238.2355, aolbrei@swcarpenters.org June 6, 2018 CARPENTERS APPLAUD HICKENLOOPER’S EXECUTIVE ORDER [...]

SWRCC Endorsements for New Mexico

2018-06-28T15:30:22+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , , |

SWRCC New Mexico Endorsements Dear Fellow Carpenter, The June 5 election holds important decisions for all of us to make. Every day elected officials make decisions about construction projects that can mean good jobs for Union Carpenters. If the wrong candidates are elected, then it can mean fewer and even no [...]

SWRCC Endorsements for Colorado

2018-06-01T21:53:50+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

SWRCC Colorado Endorsements Dear Fellow Carpenter, The June 26 election holds important decisions for all of us to make. Every day elected officials make decisions about construction projects that can mean good jobs for Union Carpenters. If the wrong candidates are elected, then it can mean fewer and even no jobs [...]

SWRCC Endorsements for Utah

2018-06-01T21:54:44+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , , |

SWRCC Utah Endorsements Dear Fellow Carpenter, The June 26 election holds important decisions for all of us to make. Every day, elected officials make decisions about construction projects that can mean good jobs for Union Carpenters. If the wrong candidates are elected, then it can mean fewer and even no jobs [...]

SWRCC Endorsements for Los Angeles County

2018-06-01T21:55:32+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , , |

SWRCC Los Angeles County Endorsements Dear Fellow Carpenter, The June 5 election holds important decisions for all of us to make. Every day elected officials make decisions about construction projects that can mean good jobs for Union Carpenters. If the wrong candidates are elected, then it can mean fewer and even [...]