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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Family and Fun for 2018 Tournament of Champions

2018-03-27T20:10:23+00:00March 27th, 2018|Categories: Council Events|Tags: , , , , , , |

Juan Soto proudly representing Local 2361 after defending his Skills Event title.   On Saturday March 24th, our brothers and sisters joined together at the Ontario Carpenter’s Union Training Center for our 2018 Tournament of Champions. With the support of family and friends, carpenters representing all six of our Southwest Regional states tested their [...]

Coming March 24th – The Final Skills Event, a Car Show and Chili Cook-off!

2018-04-18T19:50:22+00:00March 6th, 2018|Categories: Council Events|Tags: , , , , , |

The Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters Tournament of Champions What: The SWRCC Tournament of Champions, chili cook-off, and car show. For more info on how to participate see the flyers below. When: Saturday, March 24th. Doors open early at 7:00 am. The final skills competition kicks-off at 10:00 am. Where: SWRCC [...]

Phoenix community shows up big for area Skills Event

2018-04-18T17:40:29+00:00January 30th, 2018|Categories: Council Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Phoenix - The recent Phoenix skills event marks the beginning of the end of the local skills event challenges. Phoenix area carpenters went head-to-head to demonstrate to their community the dedication and craftsmanship of SWRCC carpenters and send two exceptional carpenters to Ontario for the Tournament of Champions later this year. The event [...]

Carpenters Discuss Opportunities in the Trade with Job Corps Students

2018-03-29T21:24:23+00:00June 8th, 2017|Categories: Council Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Southwest Carpenters representatives Jacob Kleespies, Sean Hartranft and Jimmy Elrod recently visited instructor Zane Miracle and his class at the Job Corps in San Bernardino.  The students are being introduced to the basics of carpentry. Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young [...]