SAVE UA APPRENTICESHIPS
Brothers and Sisters,
The apprenticeship programs of the United Association and all
Building Trades Unions are under attack and your help is urgently
The Department of Labor needs to hear from our membership as well as
from our family and friends. Participating is easy to do and only takes a
Please take the time to read the message below from UA General President Mark McManus that explains the issue in greater detail.
The links that follow this message will take you to the web-based
tool the UA has created to expedite the submission of letters. The DOL
will not accept form letters, so this tool will allow for the creation
of multiple versions of letters based on drop-down menus and the
selection of various topics of importance, as well as identifying
whether the user is an apprentice, journey worker, retiree, or family
After clicking on the link, the process of generating a letter will take less than two minutes.
I urge every member to submit your letter to the DOL by the deadline of August 26. By doing so, you can do your part to help protect your future and the United Association.
Journey workers and Retirees go to: www.SaveUATraining.org
Apprentices and Helpers go to: www.SaveUAApprenticeships.org
Tradeswomen can also go to: www.ProtectTradeswomen.org
Friends and Family go to: www.SaveConstructionApprenticeships.org
Welcome to UA Local 434
Welcome to UA Local 434, the Central and Western Wisconsin Regional Web site for men and women who work in the pipe trades and those who aspire to become plumbers, pipefitters, steamfitters, or HVAC service technicians.
On the site you will find information and resources on:
- Employment Opportunities
- Apprenticeship and Training
- Certifications and Licenses
- Your Rights on the Job
- Member Benefits
The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada or "UA," as it is commonly known, is a multi-craft union whose members are engaged in the fabrication, installation and servicing of piping systems. There are approximately 330,000 highly-skilled United Association members who belong to over 300 individual local unions across North America.
Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 434 is a United Association Local union, which represents over 1,200 pipe trades workers in the Central and Western Wisconsin Area. Our members enjoy the best wages and working conditions in the industry.
Local 434's jurisdiction includes the following WI counties: Barron, Buffalo, Chippewa, Clark, Crawford, Dunn, Eau Claire, Florence, Forest, Grant, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Monroe, Oneida, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Portage, Price, Rusk, St. Croix, Taylor, Trempeleau, Vernon, Vilas, Wood