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 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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Southwest Pipe Trades Association - News

Plumbing Materials Arrive in North Texas, thanks to the United Association

On Thursday morning, the Southwest Pipe Trades Association (SWPTA) and representatives from its affiliated Local Unions met in Dallas to load trucks with plumbing supplies to address plumbing emergencies across Texas. The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing, Pipefitting and Sprinkler Fitting Industry (UA) and the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA)

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