2 Dec 2020

CANCELED December Union Meeting

2020-12-02T12:24:08-05:00December 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Brothers & Sisters, Following the Thanksgiving holiday, COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the region. Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine have all recently announced increased restrictions, including a doubling down on face-covering mandate and stricter travel guidance. Please note that the City of Boston reflects the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' policies, and has the option to

30 Jun 2020

Updates from Business Manager Tom Kerr

2020-06-30T15:07:13-04:00June 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Brothers and Sisters, Happy Fourth of July to you and your family. Thank you for your hard work building our country's future. On behalf of all of us at Local 537, I hope that you have a safe, enjoyable holiday weekend. As we enter summer and return to work, your health and safety remain our

27 May 2020

Thursday & Friday: Drive-up drug testing

2020-05-27T11:29:10-04:00May 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Brothers and Sisters, Your health and safety is always our top priority. As part of that commitment, we're offering drive-up drug testing this week. If your Workplace Safety Card has expired, come by Florian Hall in Dorchester this week to take your drug test right from your vehicle. No appointment is necessary. Drive-up testing will

23 Apr 2020

Local 537 Endorses Joe Kennedy III for U.S. Senate

2020-04-23T18:01:39-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

We're proud to announce our endorsement of Joe Kennedy III in the upcoming Democratic primary for U.S. Senate. Joe has been a steadfast champion for building trades unions like ours, supporting protections for our world-class apprentice programs, benefits, and safety standards. In the face of a worldwide public health crisis, Joe has stood with us

25 Mar 2020

Introducing Local 537’s COVID-19 Resource Center

2020-03-25T11:39:03-04:00March 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Brothers and Sisters, Our top priority is to be here for our members during these unprecedented times. We’ve built one of the strongest unions in the industry — and together, we can withstand any storm. Our COVID-19 Online Resource Center is updated daily to provide you with guidance and key resources during this pandemic. Over

18 Mar 2020

Building Trades Unions coordinate drive to collect respirators and other personal protective equipment (PPE) to aid frontline health workforce

2020-03-18T18:17:55-04:00March 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Construction workers and companies with personal protective equipment encouraged to donate NEW, unopened N-95 respirators and other PPE BOSTON, MA — Under the leadership of City of Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and in coordination with the Boston Public Health Commission, members of the Building Trades Unions along with their union contractor partners have been collecting new, unopened respirators and

4 Mar 2020

Celebrating National Women in Construction Week

2020-03-04T13:49:24-05:00March 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|

It's National Women in Construction Week, and we're committed to making sure everyone gets a chance to build our region. That's why we proudly partner with contractors like E.M. Duggan, who are leading the way for inclusion in the industry. The Boston Business Journal recently featured an interview with E.M. Duggan Office Manager Kim Gilson, whose

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)