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Sparking Careers in Skilled Trades

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 8:50pm Written by lnix

Indiana Carpenters & Floorcoverers are sparking careers in skilled trades at the Junior Achievement Job Spark event in Indianapolis.

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Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett Helps Fight Tax Fraud

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 2:59pm Written by lnix

Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett visited the Indiana Kentucky Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters (IKORCC) to discuss the rising issue of tax fraud in the construction industry. Tax fraud occurs when companies misclassify workers in order to avoid paying their fair share of federal, state, and local taxes. 

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Indiana Interim Study Committee Reviews Payroll Fraud Issue

Friday, September 9, 2016 - 3:33pm Written by admin

Yesterday the Indiana Interim Study Committee on Employment and Labor heard testimony from construction contractors on the issue of

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Newburgh Groundbreaking Ceremony

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 2:58pm Written by dgarcia

Thanks to everyone who stopped by our Newburgh groundbreaking ceremony today! We had a great turnout. State and local elected officials, reps from Danco Construction LLc, apprentices, journeymen and IKORCC staff attended the event. The building is scheduled to be completed in February 2017.

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IKORCC "Pinpoints" what it means to have dedication with annual pin banquet

Monday, April 4, 2016 - 9:29am Written by group7even

As an annual tradition, members of the Carpenters Local #1485 of LaPorte, Indiana gathered at Blue Chip Casino to recognize years of service, leadership, and economic accomplishments.

“I like this event because it is a chance for us to come together to honor our members and their service to our union and to our brotherhood. It shows what this union means to our members and it gives them a chance to come and share with each other one night a year,” said President John Carr.

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Carpenters donate over 100 toys to Toys for Tots

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 12:35pm Written by group7even

In an ongoing effort to give back to the community, Local 1005 of the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters (IKORCC) collected and donated toys to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program this past holiday season.

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Class representative addresses crowd at graduation banquet

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 9:30pm Written by group7even

Jerome Stanford completed the apprenticeship program with hundreds of others from Indiana and Kentucky and were honored with a completion ceremony in December 2015. As the selected speaker to represent the graudation class, Jerome addressed the members and guests that night.

 

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Why should politics matter to you?

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 9:00pm Written by admin

American workers have felt a slow decline in their wages since the early 1980s, meaning wage increases have been slightly lower than the cost of living increase.

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'Hybrid' police merit rules pass council

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 - 9:19am Written by admin

The council approved changes to Terre Haute’s “responsible bidder ordinance,” which proponents say would help ensure city public works projects use the best qualified workers and that contracts that bid are “using the same level playing field.”

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Kids Caring for the Community program awards funds to local elementary school

Monday, December 14, 2015 - 12:00am Written by admin

For the past four years, the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters (IKORCC) has been partnering with local elementary schools to promote volunteerism and giving back to the community through its Kids Caring for the Community service program. Participating schools throughout Northwest Indiana complete service projects and are entered in a drawing to receive a monetary award as recognition for their community service.

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