10 Dec 2019

Celebrating the Holidays

2019-12-10T17:31:45-05:00December 10th, 2019|Union News|

Thanks to everyone who came out to visit Local 537's winter wonderland this weekend! Families enjoyed crafts, food, balloon art, magic tricks, visits from Elsa and Olaf and gifts from Santa.

10 Dec 2019

Local 537 Supports Toys For Tots

2019-12-10T17:21:15-05:00December 10th, 2019|Union News|

As you do your holiday shopping, pick up a gift for a child in need! We're accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys for Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. Toys can be dropped off in our lobby by this Thursday, December 12th. Checks can also be made out to Toys for Tots and dropped

21 Nov 2019

Accessing Local 537’s Member Portal

2019-11-21T13:52:22-05:00November 21st, 2019|Union News|

We're excited that members have a new Member Portal to access benefits information and other member-only resources. Dues can still be paid online either through the link on this site's homepage or through the Member Portal. Login information to pay dues has not changed. To access the Member Portal, provide a username and password to

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

1 Jul 2019

Apprentice Spotlight: Meet Francisco Torres, Jr.

2019-10-08T17:16:02-04:00July 1st, 2019|Union News|

Francisco Torres didn’t quite know what he was doing when he tore up his whole kitchen and bathroom 13 years ago. The new homeowner picked up a wrench and got to work on the pipes, and though he lacked formal training, he found himself actually relishing the experience. But the pipes weren’t the only

5 Apr 2019

Introducing Boston to Our New Headquarters

2019-10-17T16:14:26-04:00April 5th, 2019|Union News|

Hundreds of members and interested community residents had the opportunity to tour our new training facility and headquarters in Dorchester. There they met with instructors and current apprentices and learned about job opportunities with Local 537. We were especially thrilled that Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and many of our labor and contractor partners were