Monthly Archives: November 2020

24 Nov 2020

Important Thanksgiving COVID-19 Safety Message

2020-11-24T19:32:15-05:00November 24th, 2020|Union News|

Brothers and Sisters, On behalf of all of us at Local 537, Happy Thanksgiving to you and your families. This holiday, please protect your family and your coworkers by being safe at work and at home. We know that safety is everyone’s responsibility, and as union members, we must all do our part for the

23 Nov 2020

Local 537 and the Muscular Dystrophy Association: Working Together to Make a Difference

2020-11-24T19:20:28-05:00November 23rd, 2020|Union News|

The Pipefitters Local 537 and the Boston Building Trades have supported the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) for over 30 years. The MDA is committed to transforming the lives of people living with muscular dystrophy, ALS, and related neuromuscular diseases. Through the generosity of Local 537 members, over $750,000 has been contributed to MDA's efforts. These

20 Nov 2020

Special Pre-Holiday Discount from South Bay Carhartt

2020-11-20T18:39:34-05:00November 20th, 2020|Union News|

Brothers and Sisters, We all know that having the right tools is an absolute must. And as we brace for winter in New England, that means having warm clothing on and off the job site. Our friends at South Bay Carhartt have a special offer just for Pipefitters 537 members. Present your UA union card at

13 Nov 2020

Pipefitters Local Donates $20,000 to The Greater Boston Food Bank

2020-11-19T09:53:48-05:00November 13th, 2020|In the News|

Local 537 was featured in the Dorchester Reporter this week. The paper, which is read by hundreds of Boston community members, highlighted our recent donation of $20,000 to the Greater Boston Food Bank. Read more below. We're proud to support hundreds of families across the Commonwealth in this critical time. Pipefitters Local Donates $20,000 to

12 Nov 2020

Remembering Sgt. Richard T. McAndrew, Jr

2020-11-12T18:42:14-05:00November 12th, 2020|Union News|

Veterans have been in our midst since the founding of Pipefitters Local 537. Many have served and some have made the ultimate sacrifice to defend our freedoms. We especially remember and honor Pipefitters Apprentice Richard T. McAndrew, Jr. from Braintree, Massachusetts. Richard was a Sergeant in the United States Army 1st Infantry Division, 1st Battalion,

10 Nov 2020

Honoring the Veterans in Our Ranks

2020-11-11T09:35:59-05:00November 10th, 2020|Union News|

Brothers and Sisters, Today we pause to honor those among us who have dedicated their lives to defending our country. These heroes put on their uniforms and put their lives on the line for our freedoms. We are forever grateful for their service. Prior to 1954, today was known as Armistice Day, marking the end

3 Nov 2020

Today: Vote for Joe Biden and Union Champions

2020-11-03T10:38:44-05:00November 3rd, 2020|Union News|

Brothers and Sisters, With Election Day today it's important that we use our collective voices to support a presidential candidate who know what it means to fight for — not against — American workers. That leader is Joe Biden. Joe will protect unions and high-quality healthcare plans like ours. He supports expanding retirement security, protecting

3 Nov 2020

CANCELED November Union Meeting

2022-01-17T15:57:22-05:00November 3rd, 2020|Union News|

Brothers & Sisters As you may have heard, the rate of COVID-19 cases is quickly rising across the Commonwealth. Yesterday's statewide announcement on increased restrictions, including a doubling down on the statewide face-covering mandate and instituting a stay-at-home advisory, is a troubling but clear sign that we all must remain vigilant. Please note that the City