Plumbers and Pipefitters

Representing Members of New York Plumbers' Unions

The United Association dates back to 1889, when the United Association of Journeymen Plumbers, Gas Fitters, Steam Fitters and Steam Fitters' Helpers of the United States and Canada was formed in an effort to bring the existing local pipeworkers' unions under one organization. Today, the United Association Union of Plumbers, Fitters, Welders and HVAC Service Techs has 370,000 members and more than 300 locals in the U.S., Canada and Australia. Members of the UA, as it is often known, work in the construction of homes, schools, office buildings, refineries, power plants and industrial facilities.

The UA conducts robust training and apprenticeship programs and operates schools throughout the United States and beyond, teaching members to install piping systems, plumbing fixtures, heating, air conditioning and ventilation systems. It offers certification courses in areas that include:

  • Valve repair
  • Medical gas installation
  • Welding
  • Refrigerant handling
  • Industrial rigging
  • UA/MCA foreman
  • Geo thermal
  • Green awareness
  • Instrumentation
  • HVACR S.T.A.R certification

UA Locals in New York

The attorneys at the New York City law firm of Block O'Toole & Murphy are proud to represent members of the following UA locals:

  • UA Local 1 Union Plumbers of New York City
  • UA Local 13 Union Plumbers and Pipefitters
  • UA Local 7 Union Plumbers and Steamfitters
  • UA Local Union 112 Plumbers and Pipefitters
  • UA Local Union 21 Plumbers and Steamfitters
  • UA Local Union 267 Plumbers and Steamfitters
  • UA Local Union 373 Plumbers and Steamfitters
  • UA Local Union 773 Plumbers and Pipefitters

For local union contact information, visit our Plumbers Local Unions page.

Contact Our NYC Law Firm to Learn About Your Rights After an Injury

The lawyers at Block O'Toole & Murphy have a long history of helping the working men and women of New York obtain justice after a work-related injury or death. If you are a UA member who was injured, or if you lost a loved one in a workplace accident, call us at 212-736-5300 to schedule a FREE, no-obligation consultation. Learn how we can help you fight for your rights as a worker in New York.