United Association Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 529, Waco, Texas - chartered in 1911

We are Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 529

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Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 529 is affiliated with the United Association (UA) of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry, in the United States and Canada.

Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 529 was chartered on Feb. 25, 1911, to represent the common interests of the union workers and contractors of the plumbing and pipefitting industry in the Waco area and all of those between the cities of Fort Worth, Austin and Houston.

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Local 529 Apprenticeship Program

Learn more about the Local 529 Apprenticeship program

Become A Member

If you are currently working in the industry for a non-union contractor, discover the many benefits of becoming a member of the United Association.

Local 529 Focus on Industry-Wide Construction Issues

So-Called “Right to Work”

These laws are designed to cause economic harm to unions by allowing non-union members to use certain services for free.

Project Labor Agreements

A Project Labor Agreement (PLA) is a collective bargaining agreement between labor unions and contractors for a specific project.

Prevailing Wage

Prevailing Wage laws, ensure construction workers who work on publicly funded projects earn a liveable wage, plus benefits.

Workers Compensation

Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 529 believes it is vital for workers to be fairly compensated for injuries suffered, due to unsafe working conditions.

Independent Contractors

Some employers misclassify workers as independent contractors to avoid paying additional taxes, workers’ compensation and other costs associated with hiring employees.

Water Infrastructure

A significant portion of the nation's infrastructure is water-based. This includes the piping systems that supply homes and businesses with a freshwater supply and a way to carry wastewater away from these places.