21 Nov 2019

Virtual Counseling Program

2019-11-21T15:02:40-05:00November 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Our Brotherhood and Sisterhood at Local 537 goes far beyond any job site. We're here for each other, every day, and we're committed to making sure our members get the support they need. Modern Assistance now offers a Virtual Counseling Program for Local 537 members as a mobile-friendly therapy option. Call the toll-free number (800)

21 Nov 2019

Accessing Local 537’s Member Portal

2019-11-21T13:52:22-05:00November 21st, 2019|Union News|

We're excited that members have a new Member Portal to access benefits information and other member-only resources. Dues can still be paid online either through the link on this site's homepage or through the Member Portal. Login information to pay dues has not changed. To access the Member Portal, provide a username and password to

20 Nov 2019

Dorchester Reporter: Dot unions donations help veterans connect with jobs

2019-11-20T12:13:56-05:00November 20th, 2019|In the News|

Dorchester ReporterDot unions donations help veterans connect with jobs Building trades unions based in Dorchester donated $13,000 to Helmets to Hardhats at a State House fundraising event last Friday. Helmets to Hardhats aims to connect National Guard, Reserve, and transitioning active-duty military members with trades unions jobs, according to a release from the Massachusetts

25 Sep 2019

Teeing Off With Local 537

2019-10-08T20:18:59-04:00September 25th, 2019|Union News|

It was great to see everyone hit the links at our annual golf tournament at Pinehills in Plymouth, MA! Proceeds from the day directly went to the Pipefitters Charitable Fund, which supports students with their continuing education. Thanks to everyone who participated! Tim O'Brien lines up a wedge shot.

24 Sep 2019

Local 537 Honored at Building Pathways Annual Awards Benefit

2019-10-08T20:19:27-04:00September 24th, 2019|Union News|

Local 537 was honored with Building Pathways' Making a Difference Award at their annual awards benefit last month. The recognition honors organizations who have made significant contributions in the lives of graduates, their families and the communities in which they live and work. "Local 537 has truly been a key supporter of our work

20 Sep 2019

Riding for the Nation’s Bravest

2019-10-08T20:20:03-04:00September 20th, 2019|Union News|

We were proud to host this year's Helmets to Hardhats and Massachusetts Building Trades' Motorcycle Run at Canton Town Club. Helmets to Hardhats is a national nonprofit that connects National Guard, Reserve and transitioning active-duty military personnel with meaningful, family-sustaining careers in the union building trades. Proceeds from the night benefited Local 537 members

13 Sep 2019

Dorchester Reporter: Opinion: Standing Up For Good Jobs in Our Community

2019-10-17T16:17:58-04:00September 13th, 2019|In the News|

Dorchester Reporter Opinion: Standing Up For Good Jobs in Our Community Workers in Massachusetts are fortunate to have a number of excellent protections enshrined in state law. A great example of one of these protections is the prevailing wage law. Unfortunately, a loophole exists that allows unscrupulous contractors the ability to exploit workers

2 Sep 2019

CommonWealth Magazine: Training our region’s future

2019-10-17T16:19:24-04:00September 2nd, 2019|In the News|

CommonWealth Magazine Training our region’s future Union programs better than industry apprenticeships Boston's future is looking bright. Cranes are as much a part of our landscape as statues of colonial heroes, with large development projects clearly visible across the entire cities of Boston and Cambridge. The volume of construction projects, those ongoing and