Nevada Construction Watchdog Group Forms as Coronavirus Spreads

2020-04-02T22:25:44+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Press|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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

2020-03-28T00:36:55+00:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Press|Tags: , |

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 [...]

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Becomes Law

2020-03-26T23:37:03+00:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Press|Tags: , , , , , |

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Becomes Law U.S. Members affected by COVID-19 may be entitled to benefits under new law On March 18, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act was signed into law in the United States, and it gives new benefits to many workers whose families have been affected by the COVID-19 [...]

San Diego Carpenters on the Frontlines

2020-03-26T23:20:56+00:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Press|Tags: , , , , |

San Diego Carpenters on the Frontline Carpenters from Local 619 are currently hard at work at Kaiser Zion in San Diego. They are building Prescreen Containment tents outside the Emergency Room to triage patients as they arrive with symptoms of COVID-19.  They are also installing containment doors on ICU rooms. Southwest Carpenters are trained in Infections Control [...]

May 1st Vacation Payout Option Added

2020-03-25T23:02:57+00:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Press|Tags: , , , , , , |

May 1st Vacation Payout Option Added Brothers and Sisters, The Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters is taking proactive measures to help our members and your families during these challenging times. We are happy to announce an optional THIRD distribution date to your vacation pay. If you choose this new option, you will receive in [...]

COVID-19

2020-03-24T00:09:07+00:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: Press|Tags: , |

COVID-19 As Carpenters, we’re essential members of our communities, our cities, and our state. Now, more than ever, we’re needed to keep the infrastructure and essential services our families depend on going strong. We understand what’s at stake and we will, as we always have, do what needs to be done to secure the safety of [...]