5 Jan 2022

January 6 Membership Meeting Canceled

2022-01-05T16:45:36-05:00January 5th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Due to the significant increase in positive COVID-19 cases across Massachusetts, the Membership Meeting scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday January 6 has been canceled.The staff, officers, and Executive Board did not make this decision lightly, but will continue to uphold the health and safety of the membership as our top priority. In the meantime, please continue to follow

5 Jan 2022

SATURDAY: Schedule an appointment to donate blood

2022-01-05T14:19:28-05:00January 5th, 2022|Uncategorized|

This year, appointments are REQUIRED by the Red Cross for blood donations. For many hospitals during COVID-19, keeping blood donations in full supply has proven to be a challenge. One in every three people will need blood at some point in their life, but right now, there are shortages across the country. That’s why we’ve

4 Nov 2021

Modern Assistance Has Moved

2022-01-03T16:39:29-05:00November 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Please be advised that the Modern Assistance Program has relocated its offices to 300 Congress St, Suite 104, Quincy, MA (Crown Colony). After November 4, 2021, walk-in drug testing hours (swab testing ONLY) will be as follows unless there is a holiday: Monday: 10am-11:30am Wednesday: 10am-11:30am Thursday: 10am-11:30am Please note that all urine tests

1 Nov 2021

Election Day Tomorrow – Important Information

2022-01-03T16:40:10-05:00November 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|

Election Day is tomorrow! Cast your vote for candidates who will support and foster New England's building boom, creating good union jobs and building a Boston that works for all. These candidates include Annissa Essaibi George for Mayor of Boston. Make sure to make your plan to vote tomorrow: Click here to find your polling location. Polls

29 Oct 2021

Knock Doors for Annissa Essaibi George

2022-01-03T16:41:10-05:00October 29th, 2021|Uncategorized|

With the Boston mayoral and City Council election on Tuesday, we need all hands on deck to elect pro-union candidates, including Annissa Essaibi George! Help us talk to Boston residents this weekend and remind voters to get out the vote on Tuesday, November 2. We'll be canvassing on the following days and times: Saturday, October 30:

27 Oct 2021

Level the Playing Field for MA Working Families

2021-10-27T13:20:20-04:00October 27th, 2021|Uncategorized|

There is a loophole in Massachusetts' prevailing wage laws that has allowed some companies to shortchange workers, hurt local contractors, and cheat working families. Prevailing wage laws ensure that all workers can earn a fair wage, provide for themselves, their families, and their communities, and be protected from discrimination. These laws are intended to be

8 Oct 2021

Demand Safety for ALL Refrigeration Technicians

2021-10-08T10:59:26-04:00October 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Brothers and Sisters, There are companies in our industry installing and servicing heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC/R) systems with woefully inadequate regulation and oversight. This legislation aims to stop that. The consequences of lack of oversight and shoddy construction work are too great to ignore. As we well know, refrigeration technicians work

17 Sep 2021

27th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

2021-09-18T02:09:01-04:00September 17th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Remember to join us tomorrow, Saturday 9/18 for our 27th Annual Charity Golf Tournament! **Spots for the golf tournament are now FULL!** We look forward to seeing you all there! SCHEDULE 7:30AM: Continental Breakfast 7:30AM - 8:30AM: Practice Facilities 8:30AM: Shotgun Start 2:30PM: Dinner & Awards LOCATION Pinehills Golf Club 54 Clubhouse Drive Plymouth, MA

18 Aug 2021

Honoring Our 50-Year and 51-Year Members

2021-08-18T14:56:27-04:00August 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|

In June, we had the opportunity to recognize not just one, but two classes of 50-year members. Last year's 50-year members were unable to celebrate their achievement due to COVID-19. This year, we held a joint ceremony to honor our 50- and 51-year members. Together, the two groups represent Local 537's apprentice classes of

18 Aug 2021

Refer a Friend to Local 537, Win Red Sox Gear

2021-08-17T17:54:28-04:00August 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Brothers and Sisters, We're always looking to grow our ranks across the region. Know a licensed, non-union pipefitter or HVAC-R technician? Send their name and contact information to Organizer Chris Brennan for a chance to win Red Sox gear. You'll be entered into a raffle for each person you refer. Share entries by email with Chris: cbrennan@pipefitters537.com.