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Carpenters Fighting Cash Coyotes

2019-02-26T15:50:53+00:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Carpenters Fighting Cash Coyotes When Patrick Bieker joined the Southwest Carpenters, he spent most of his early career building schools all over southern California. “I’ve been on projects from Palmdale to downtown LA. Half my career was completing projects for Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD),” said Bieker. In his first 12 years, Bieker [...]

Carpenters Union Teams Up with Ontario Authorities

2019-02-21T19:58:52+00:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                                                          [...]

Prevailing Wages: Good for Workers Good for the Community

2019-01-31T15:51:19+00:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Prevailing Wages: Good for Workers Good for the Community In recent years prevailing wage policies also known as Davis-Bacon laws have been hotly debated by city councils, state legislatures, and the United States Congress. What’s often missing from these discussions is the voice of working people. The broader impact of prevailing wage on [...]

Los Gallos Politicos ESP

2019-02-01T19:20:17+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Los Gallos Políticos For English click here Los Gallos Políticos fue derivado del comité de acción política (PAC). Dirigido por Representante Ted Jimenez, Los Gallos Políticos fue creado por el Presidente Jesús Marroquín y el Copresidente Joel Perez, después de darse cuenta que había un problema mayor con la barrera del idioma de los [...]

Los Gallos Politicos

2019-02-01T19:12:20+00:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Los Gallos Politicos Para Español haz click aquí Los Gallos Politicos is a spin off of the political action committee (PAC). Lead by Representative Ted Jimenez, Los Gallos Politicos was created by Chairman Jesus Maroquin and Co-Chairman Joel Perez, after realizing there was a major language barrier in the Council’s messaging to its members. Marroquin [...]

Carpenters to Cowboys

2019-01-29T19:05:17+00:00January 19th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Carpenters to Cowboys Last Saturday, Local 1977 Union Carpenters rolled up their sleeves and traded their hard hats for cowboy hats, to help Horses 4 Heroes (H4H). H4H is a Las Vegas based non-profit organization dedicated to empowering youths, adults, and families, through wellness programs that emphasize fun and safe activities with horses. [...]

What is Wage Theft?

2019-03-19T22:23:46+00:00January 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

What is Wage Theft? Every morning you rise before the sun, leaving your sleeping family. You spend your day doing valuable, back breaking work, literally building communities with your hands. Little league games, school recitals, breakfast with your family, these are real sacrifices every carpenter knows they will make. But too often they are victims [...]

Stick a Nail in HPV

2019-01-29T19:06:16+00:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Stick a Nail in HPV Did you know that January is National Cervical Health Awareness Month? Nothing matters more than the health of our families, and our brother and sister carpenters. Cervical cancer is caused by cells of the cervix that grow abnormally and invade other tissues and organs of the body. Each year [...]