Monthly Archives: September 2019

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