LB City College District Received 120 Donated Cases of Food For Student Food Pantry

2019-10-07T17:44:36+00:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Press|Tags: , , , , , , |

LB City College District Received 120 Donated Cases of Food For Student Food Pantry LONG BEACH, CA. - Long Beach City College staff place the food donations from the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters into the Viking Vault food pantry at the Pacific Coast Campus on Aug. 30. Click the photo for the [...]

Valley Veteran and Family Get New, Custom Home

2019-10-07T17:48:37+00:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Press|Tags: , , , , , , |

Valley Veteran and Family Get New, Custom Home PHOENIX, AZ. - Jared Allen's Wounded Warriors teamed up with the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters to honor Corporal Cesar Garcia's service by building him a custom home.  Click the photo for the full story.

Carpenters Union Welcomes Core Framing

2019-08-17T13:54:18+00:00August 16th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Southwest Carpenters Welcome Core Framing Today we welcomed Core Framing to the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters' team. Joe Fuchs, who signed the contractor to the Carpenters' union, said, "It feels good to have all these new guys in knowing that we are changing their lives! I can't wait to do some more of [...]

Latino Member Voter Registration Drive Starts in the Inland Empire

2019-08-26T20:58:57+00:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Latino Member Voter Registration Drive Starts in the Inland Empire In anticipation of National Voter Registration Day, the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) is gearing up for the first leg of its’ Latino Member Voter Registration Drive in the Inland Empire. With approximately 4,600 unregistered voters in the Inland Empire alone, this first [...]

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 [...]

Attention District 5 Los Angeles Carpenters

2019-02-26T16:50:22+00:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

LAUSD District 5 Special Election 2019 If you thought we were finished with important elections until 2020—you were wrong! There’s a vacancy on the Los Angeles Unified School District Board (LAUSD). At stake is control of a pivotal seat and the potential for billions of dollars in public works for the Southwest Carpenters. [...]

Carpenters Union Teams Up with Ontario Authorities

2019-08-26T19:05:39+00:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Press Releases, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

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Who Doesn’t Love Bacon?

2019-01-29T19:06:24+00:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Who Doesn't Love Bacon? It can be difficult to find issues that Democrats and Republicans can come to the table and agree on, but according to recent surveys, Davis-Bacon and prevailing wage laws make for great dinner conversation. Most voters, roughly 77%, support prevailing wages on public infrastructure projects while just 23% would [...]

International Volunteer Day

2019-01-29T19:07:27+00:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

It's Up to Us According to the Corporation for National Community Service, 25.3% of Americans volunteer,  62.8 million volunteers across the nation. In 2015, they averaged 32.1 volunteer hours per person, per year, which comes to 7.9 billion hours of service. With a value of $24.14 per hour, in 2016 volunteers in America [...]

Got Skills

2019-05-06T22:20:27+00:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Got Skills? We can see it plainly or read it in the newspapers. Cranes dot city skylines and all industry indicators point to a continued booming economy. In the construction industry, growth has been even more rapid, and contractors are struggling to fill positions at every level. The drastic shortage of [...]