¿TIENES DESTREZAS?

2018-11-30T18:25:48+00:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

¿TIENES DESTREZAS? Lo vemos claramente, sea con nuestros propios ojos o en los medios. Las grúas puntualizan los perfiles de las ciudades, y todos los indicadores de la industria señalan una economía que sigue en vertiginosa expansión. En la industria de la construcción, el crecimiento ha sido aún más rápido, y [...]

Carpenters 2018 Midterm Nevada Endorsements

2018-10-08T15:20:13+00:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Carpenters 2018 Nevada Midterm Endorsements The recommendations below were based on participation by carpenters at the local level. We believe our endorsements, especially in local races, are stronger if our local members are involved in the endorsement decision. Also, we have supported candidates regardless of their political party as long as [...]

Carpenters 2018 Midterm Southern California Endorsements

2018-12-04T23:01:48+00:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Carpenters 2018 Midterm Southern California Endorsements The recommendations below were based on participation by carpenters at the local level. We believe our endorsements, especially in local races, are stronger if our local members are involved in the endorsement decision. Also, we have supported candidates regardless of their political party as long as the candidate [...]

Why We Celebrate Labor Day

2018-09-06T18:53:02+00:00August 31st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Why We Celebrate on Labor Day It was 1882, just one year from organizing the United Brotherhood of Carpenters, when Peter J. McGuire first introduced the idea of celebrating Labor Day to the New York Central Labor Union. In McGuire's ideal mind, on Labor Day the average worker would arise to [...]

Leaving Your Mark

2018-09-06T18:57:18+00:00August 31st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Leaving Your Mark As Union Carpenters we take  great pride in our work, every project no matter how big or small is testament to our craftsmanship. The things we build can last lifetimes, some are monuments in themselves but every carpenter has one project they take particular pride in. For these, the Carpenter's tradition [...]

Welcome Hayward Baker

2018-09-06T19:00:38+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Welcome Hayward Baker The SWRCC is proud to announce our partnership with one of the industry's leading contractors, Keller Company's Hayward Baker. With over 70 years of experience in ground improvement, earth retention, grouting, and infrastructure support projects, Hayward Baker is annually ranked as the number one excavation/foundation contractor in the nation. Their expertise in [...]

Let’s Stop Tax Fraud

2018-06-28T22:20:47+00:00June 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+00:00June 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 [...]

The Fight Against PAYROLL FRAUD

2018-04-18T19:30:46+00:00April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Current Events|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Fight Against Payroll Fraud Payroll fraud, considered the "dirty little secret" of the construction industry, drains tax revenues and hurts honest employers every year. The Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) is working hard to make construction markets across our council more fair and honest by helping local officials hold unscrupulous employers accountable and [...]

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Tucson Training Center Makes Front Page News

2018-04-18T19:58:46+00:00February 19th, 2018|Categories: Council Events|Tags: , , , , |

Tucson Training Center Makes Sunday's Front Page News Tucson - Over the weekend Tucson's leading daily newspaper, the Arizona Daily Star, ran a front-page article showcasing the newly re-minted SWRCC Tucson Training Center. The Tucson Training Center closed after the 2009 recession, requiring Tucson area carpenters to attend classes in Phoenix. Now, SWRCC Local 1912 current and [...]