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News Archive 2016

Retiree Luncheon
Mon, Dec 12, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving!
Wed, Nov 23, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving!

Tue, Nov 8, 2016

Installation of newly-elected Officers
Thu, Jul 7, 2016

Congratulations to our newly elected officers.

50 Year Life Member Ceremony & 2015 Memorial Wall Remembrances
Wed, May 18, 2016

A Special Notified Meeting was held Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Over 300 members and guests paid tribute to 43 Brothers who passed away in 2015 by unveiling their personalized name plaques on the LU537 Memorial Wall. We also celebrated a milestone achievement for 31 Brothers who have earned their UA Life Membership Status recognizing 50 years of continuous service and dedication to our Brotherhood. Photos have been placed in our Photo Gallery. 

    2016 UA Massachusetts Apprentice Contest
    Tue, May 3, 2016

    LU537 recently hosted the 2016 UA Apprentice Competition at our Training Center. Proudly, 5th Year Apprentices from 537won all three categories & now move onto the District 1 Regional Competition in June.

    Class of 2016 Apprentice Graduation (Click Here for Photos)
    Tue, May 3, 2016

    Congratulations to the Apprentice Class of 2016 who have successfully completed their 5 year apprenticeship and joined in Celebration with the Membership, Family and Friends gathered on April 22nd 2016.  The Graduation Ceremony was held at Lantana in Randolph where the Officers and Trustees handed out Diploma's and words of advice to the group of 61 apprentices who will officially become Journeymen in September.

    Pipefitters Local 537 Election Results
    Mon, Apr 4, 2016

    Click on the headline to see the newly elected officers and delegates.

    Thu, Mar 17, 2016

    1st Year Apprentice Class Initiated & Mayor Walsh addresses the membership!
    Wed, Mar 16, 2016

    Tuesday, March 15th at a Special Notified Meeting, The 1st Year Apprentice Class of 2020 was initiated into Local 537.  Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh addressed the apprentices with a congratulatory message and thoughtful words of advice.

    H&W News Regarding 1095-B Forms
    Wed, Mar 9, 2016

    Any questions regarding the 1095-W Form which has been mailed to you, please do not hesitate to contact the Health & Welfare Offices. Tel # 617-787-5550.

    March 1st Disbursement of Funds
    Fri, Feb 19, 2016

    A Special Notified Meeting was held, Thursday, February 18th at the Local 537 Training Center. Special Order of Business: Disbursement of Funds for the Wage Increase due March 1, 2016.  As Voted On and Approved by the Membership: $.50 to Wages & $.50 to Pension  Rates 3-1-16

    2016-2017 Scholarship Information (Click Here for Details)
    Mon, Feb 1, 2016

    All Scholarship information has been posted in our "Members Only' section of this website.

    Apprentice Applications Accepted January 4-28, 2016
    Mon, Jan 25, 2016

    LU537's Apprentice Application period begins January 4, 2016 to January 28, 2016.

    Asbestos Follow-Up Exams Being Scheduled (Click Here for Scheduling Details)
    Wed, Jan 20, 2016

    Members who tested positive after the recent Union X-Ray Screenings will be receiving letters from the Ferraro Law Firm regarding how to schedule your follow-up Physical Examination this February.  Please call the Ferraro Law Firm's Medical Dept. toll-free to schedule your exam. 800-275-3332.

    Mayor Walsh & HardHats for HILLARY
    Tue, Jan 12, 2016

    Members are urged to join Local 537's efforts to Elect Hillary Clinton! Endorsed by The United Association and Local 537.
    Please join Mayor Walsh on the campaign trail in NH with 537 Organizer Tom McGrath leading our efforts!
    Saturday, January 16th & 23rd,
    things kick off at 10am at the McLaughlin Middle School, 290 S. Mammoth Road, Manchester NH.

    LU537 Nominations & Elections
    Fri, Jan 8, 2016

    Pipefitters Association Local Union 537 will be holding our General Elections & Election of Delegates to the 39th UA General Convention on the following approved schedule: Check your Eligibility at
    Nominations: Monday, March 7, 2016 at 7:30pm
    Elections: Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 8:00am-3:00pm
    (Run-off election scheduled for April 16th if necessary.)

    2016 Upcoming Elections & The Candidates We Proudly Endorse
    Fri, Jan 1, 2016

    As an Association of Licensed Tradesmen and Tradeswomen, we seek to endorse candidates who understand that the working middle class need honest representation within our local governments and seek to elect legislators who understand how to move a communities forward while supporting fair paying jobs and benefits in order to strengthen 'America's Back Bone... The Working Middle Class!'