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We need to support labor-friendly leaders, regardless of party

We need to support labor-friendly leaders, regardless of party

Southwest Pipe Trades Association (SWPTA) Political Director Ron Lord appeared on the America’s Work Force Union Podcast and talked about the importance of supporting union-friendly politicians who support pro-labor issues like Prevailing Wage and the right to organize, regardless of their party affiliation. Members of the SWPTA span both political parties, and their interests deserve

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Southwest Pipe Trades UA Local 286 of Austin, Texas Recruitment

HVACR Service Technicians Needed | Austin

Job Description: Looking for journeymen with at least 6 months of experience on their state plumbing license. Multiple positions need to be filled including commercial and service work. Location: Austin, Texas Trades Needed: HVACR Service Technicians Start Date: Immediately (Full-time)  

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Southwest Pipe Trades UA Union Local 412 Albuquerque, New Mexico

Local 412 Endorsed Candidates for the 2022 General Election

The following candidates have been endorsed by the United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 412. We strongly urge our Local 412 and UA members in New Mexico to support the candidates who support the issues important to our industry, organized labor and our livelihood. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham Lt Governor Howie Morales CD1

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SWPTA - Local 286 - Austin

Featured SWPTA Local Union: UA Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 286

Austin, Texas is a booming area that has been growing for nearly a decade. The massive growth has helped keep the roughly 1,700 members of the United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 286 busy. From new sporting stadiums like Major League Soccer’s Austin FC Q2 Stadium to office space and production facilities for the

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SWPTA - Local 529 - Waco

Featured SWPTA Local Union: UA Local 529 can meet any job demand

Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 529 maintains a wide network of skilled tradesmen and tradeswomen to get any size job done. The Union represents journeymen and apprentices highly trained and skilled in the fields of process piping, steam, hot water, refrigeration, air conditioning, medical gas, boilers, pipe fabrication, hydraulics, controls, all welding processes, HVAC service, energy

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SWPTA - Local 211 - Houston

Featured SWPTA Local Union: How UA Local 211 fights for labor rights

One of two pipe trades unions in the Houston, Texas area, Pipefitters Local 211 features three apprenticeship training programs: Apprentices can choose to pursue a career in pipefitting, welding or in the HVAC-R industry. In its fight for workers’ rights, Local 211 has always prioritized accessibility — it continually strives to be there for its

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