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

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

2020-11-03T10:17:03-05:00November 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

31 Oct 2020

Website Update: Paying Your Dues Online

2020-11-12T18:42:41-05:00October 31st, 2020|Union News|

We wanted to send a quick note about a change to our website. Members paying dues online by selecting “Pay Dues” under the Members tab on our website will be directed to a webpage with a new interface. This webpage was created specifically for Pipefitters Local 537. Online payments will continue to be quick, easy,

30 Oct 2020

Giving Back to The Greater Boston Food Bank

2020-10-31T11:51:32-04:00October 30th, 2020|Union News|

We know how important it is to help families in need, especially this year. During one of the most difficult times in our nation's history, we've stepped up to provide for our fellow Bay Staters. Local 537's Charitable Foundation proudly donated $20,000 to the Greater Boston Food Bank — collected from proceeds at last year's

25 Oct 2020

Hardhats for Biden/Harris

2020-10-25T18:47:54-04:00October 25th, 2020|Union News|

We have the chance to protect unions and working families this election season. Retirement security, prevailing wages, new infrastructure projects, and the future of unions are all on the ballot this fall. That's why we joined the Massachusetts Building Trades Council and our Brothers and Sisters across the building trades to show support for Joe

30 Sep 2020

CANCELED October Union Meeting

2020-09-30T10:29:31-04:00September 30th, 2020|Union News|

Brothers & Sisters, I hope you and your families are healthy and safe. As we head into fall, COVID-19 cases unfortunately remain high across the Commonwealth. In adherence with statewide guidance to reduce gatherings to a maximum of 50 people, we are canceling our union meeting this month. This canceled in-person meeting was previously scheduled for