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10.23.18UA Rolls Out New Water Quality ProgramThe MSCA Education Conference is underway in Huntington Beach, CA where the UA Water Quality Program (WQP) was introduced during a workshop attended by many ...Read More



10.15.18Almost 200 women of the UA attend 2018 Women Build Nations ConferenceAnd that’s a wrap! An amazing weekend of solidarity and camaraderie among women in the trades who attended the 2018 Women Build Nations...Read More



10.11.18Celebrating 129 Years of the UA!Click here for a special message from General President McManus celebrating the 129th anniversary of the UA...Read More



10.5.18UA Names new Director of Information Technology and Special Representative for CA & HIUA Names new Director of Information Technology and Special Representative for CA & HI...Read More



8.13.18UA Instructor Training Program and Apprentice Contest UnderwayUA Instructor Training Program and Apprentice Contest Underway- Live Feed of Graduation and Awards this Thursday 8/16...Read More



6.29.18Minnesota Public Utilities Commission Approves Need and Route for Line 3 Replacement ProjectMinnesota Public Utilities Commission Approves Need and Route for Line 3 Replacement Project...Read More



6.27.18Supreme Court Rules Against UnionsSupreme Court rules against unions...Read More



6.7.18UA Endorses Maryland Governor Larry Hogan for Re-electionUA Endorses Maryland Governor Larry Hogan for Re-election...Read More



5.11.18UA Rolls Out New App!The UA is extremely pleased to announce our new UA App available for Iphone and Droid...Read More



4.27.18United Association & other Building Trades unions defeat hostile Davis Bacon amendmentUnited Association & other Building Trades unions defeat hostile Davis Bacon amendmentRead More



4.13.18Statement by John J. Murphy Denouncing Nixon's Plan on Gas Fired PlantsStatement by John J. Murphy, International Representative for New York for the United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters Denouncing Nixon's Plan on Gas ...Read More



3.16.18State Primary Election Information Now AvailableAs the election year gears up, we have added a button on our political action homepage listing the dates of all the state primaries...Read More



3.13.18Senator Stabenow Visits UA 333 Training CenterSenator Debbie Stabenow visited the UA 333 Training Center on Monday, February 19, 2018 to promote existing private business skilled trade union partnerships...Read More



3.7.18Congratulations to Our New UA Special Representative for Indiana and KentuckyWelcome Robert Johnson, former Business Manager of Local 452 in Lexington, as our new Special Representative for Indiana and Kentucky...Read More



3.7.18Congratulations and Welcome to Our New United Association Business ManagersCongratulations and welcome to our new United Association Business Managers...Read More



1.29.18Congratulations to our new UA Special Representatives for OrganizingChris Inghram from the Southwest Pipe Trades and Jason Pope from Ohio Pipe Trades.Read More



1.29.18GP McManus calls upon President Trump to review RFSs and RINsGP McManus calls upon President Trump to review RFSs and RINsRead More



11.21.17UA Statement on NE Approval of Keystone XLSTATEMENT FROM UNITED ASSOCIATION GENERAL PRESIDENT MARK MCMANUS ON THE NEBRASKA PSC’S APPROVAL OF THE KEYSTONE PIPELINERead More



11.7.17Thank you for your Courage & Bravery Brother Stephen WillefordThe horrific shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas is beyond comprehension. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of the victims of t...Read More



10.4.17UA Brother Killed in Vegas ShootingIt is with the heaviest of hearts that I, along with Local 364, share with our UA family that we have lost one of our own in the Las Vegas shooting. Read More



8.30.17UA Charitable Fund TrustDonate to the UA Charitable Fund Trust for our Brothers and Sisters impacted by recent tragedies....Read More



6.1.17TAUC Infrastructure ReleaseTwo members of Congress, who are part of the Congressional Building Trades Caucus, recently spoke out in support of infrastructure investment...Read More



6.1.17American Standard's "Plumber Know How" Contest Winner!Congratulations to Brother Roger Wakefield, LU 100, on winning American Standard's "Plumber Know How" contest!...Read More



2.24.17General President McManus Addresses CURTGeneral President Mark McManus recently addressed the Construction Users Roundtable (CURT) at their recent National Conference...Read More



1.31.17UA Fights for Drinking Water InfrastructureThe UA fights not only for its members and their families, but for all citizens of the U.S. and Canada...Read More



12.15.16Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program: 23rd Camp Pendleton GraduationToday, sixteen marines participating in the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program at Camp Pendleton will graduate from the 16-week welding curriculum....Read More



11.9.16The Future is Bright: Three UA Leaders Converge in WashingtonToday, three UA officers converged in Washington, D.C. in an historic meeting of UA leadership. General President Emeritus Bill Hite officially retired this ...Read More



10.27.16Veterans in Piping (VIP): Eight Marines Graduate at Camp LejeuneToday, eight active-duty Marines will graduate from the Veterans in Piping® (VIP) welding program at Camp Lejeune. This is the sixth class to graduate from t...Read More



10.20.16Veterans in Piping (VIP): 5th Class Graduates at Fort CampbellToday, 19 soldiers graduate from the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program in welding at Fort Campbell....Read More



10.13.16VIP Graduations at Naval Station Norfolk & Fort HoodToday, there are two Veterans in Piping (VIP) graduations. Five sailors will graduate from the HVACR program at Naval Station Norfolk, and 13 soldiers will g...Read More



9.15.16Veterans in Piping (VIP): JBLM Welding & HVACR GraduationsToday, 25 soldiers participating in the Veterans in Piping (VIP) Program at Joint Base Lewis-McChord will graduate from the programs in welding and HVACR....Read More



5.5.16Training E-News: ASSE ConferenceThe UA Training Department's E-News episodes are brief informational updates to showcase the installation, service and technologies that affect our work....Read More



4.22.15UA Training Department: Yes, There's an App for That!The UA’s latest Training App is designed to meet the needs of our membership by serving as a resource for easy access to important Training Department inform...Read More