Tax Fraud Panel

Everyone Is A Victim Tax Fraud Day of Action

April 15th 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters invites you to a panel on April 15th at 10:00 AM to listen to political, enforcement, and labor leaders discuss how wage theft, misclassification of workers, and construction industry tax fraud affects our daily lives. If you RSVP today you will receive an invitation to our event. The first 300 to RSVP will receive an Everyone Is A Victim Tumbler! More details are below.

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Panel 1 Enforcement

Civil and Criminal Aspects of Tax Fraud

Josh Shapiro

Pennsylvania Attorney General

Jack Stollsteimer

Delaware County District Attorney

Robert Asaro-Angelo

NJ Department of Labor Commissioner

Panel 2 Social Justice

Kim Bobo

Executive Director
Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy

Clayton Sinyai

Executive Director
Catholic Labor Network

Anthony Abrantes

EASRCC Organizing/Political Director

Panel 3 Legislative Action

Social and Economic Aspects of Tax Fraud

Troy Singleton

State Senator – State of New Jersey

Jennifer Carroll Foy

Former Virginia Delegate
Candidate for Virginia Governor

Drew Simpson

Member of the Pennsylvania Joint Task Force To Address Employee Misclassification
EASRCC Regional Manager

Mike Romano

State Senator - State of West Virginia

Lance Claiborne

Director of Industry Relations
General Building Contractors Association

Opening Remarks by

William Sproule

William Sproule is the Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EASRCC). EASRCC represents more than 41,000 members in Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and Puerto Rico.

William worked his way up through the ranks as an apprentice carpenter in the former Atlantic City Local 623 in 1989 and had the opportunity to be a part of building a large majority of the casino and infrastructure projects in Atlantic City including: Bally’s, Caesars, Harrahs and the Taj Mahal and the $330 million-dollar Brigantine Tunnel Connector, where he served as Shop Steward for 90 carpenters.

William was hired by the organization in 1999 as a Council Representative. Since then, he has worked his way into mid-level leadership positions Organizing Director in 2008, President and Regional Manager of the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters in 2011. The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters later merged with the Keystone + Mountain + Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters in 2018. After the Merger William was appointed as the Assistant Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Keystone + Mountain + Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters which would be renamed to the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters in December of 2019.

Sproule serves as a Board Member on the NJ Building Authority, serving his third term, is the Vice President of the NJ State Building & Construction Trades Council and is also a member of both the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Gaming Commission.