In the News

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

29 Jul 2020

Vote Union. Vote by Mail.

2020-07-29T17:33:56-04:00July 29th, 2020|In the News|

We're one of the strongest unions in the industry — and we need elected leaders who will stand with us to keep it that way. It's on all of us to do our part and vote to elect candidates who’ll defend our unions and protect our jobs and families. Get all the details on registration

6 Jul 2020

Training Center Rigging Courses 2020

2020-07-06T10:26:44-04:00July 6th, 2020|In the News|

Rigging Instructor (and UA Rigging Instructor), Steve Parsons will host a Training Class for Journeyman beginning July 14th for those that have previous Rigging experience and in immediate need for certification. Tuesday July 14 – 4-8 pm Instruction Thursday July 16 – 4-8 pm Instruction Tuesday July 21 – 4-8 pm Instruction Wednesday July 22

3 Jun 2020

New Drug Testing Location for Workplace Safety Card

2020-06-03T15:06:32-04:00June 3rd, 2020|In the News|

Brothers and Sisters, Your health and safety remains our top priority, and we're taking every step to uphold that commitment. To accommodate Massachusetts social distancing guidelines, our Modern Assistance Program (MAP) is now conducting drug testing for your Workplace Safety Card at a new location and times: 401 Water Street, Quincy MA Each week on

3 Apr 2020

Arming The Fight Against COVID-19

2020-04-03T13:15:27-04:00April 3rd, 2020|In the News|

Local 537 was featured on the front page of The Quincy Sun this week. The paper, which is read by thousands across the South Shore, highlighted our recent donation of personal protective equipment to the Manet Community Health Center. Read more below. We're proud to support frontline medical workers in this critical time. Have new,

20 Nov 2019

Dorchester Reporter: Dot Unions Donations Help Veterans Connect with Jobs

2021-01-20T14:13:29-05:00November 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

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