Member Benefits

Local 130 UA Plumber benefits

In today’s changing economy, workers are constantly looking for ways to improve their benefits and working conditions. Being a part of the Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Local Union 130 UA achieves these goals.

Here are just a few of the many advantages that Local 130 members enjoy:

  • Health insurance that provides great coverage for hospital, outpatient care, and prescription medication
  • A comprehensive pension plan
  • Career advancement through specialized advanced journeymen training courses taught by qualified instructors at a minimal cost
  • A substantial savings plan to help members and their families save for a home, car, vacation or those unexpected expenses
  • Established working hours and overtime rates
  • Job protection and security against unscrupulous non-union contractors
  • A body of elected officers to safeguard the rights of plumbing professionals and skilled workers
  • Guaranteed safe working conditions enforced by OSHA
  • A five-year apprentice training program that not only serves as an education, but also earn-as-you-learn schooling for the first three years
  • Tools supplied by the contractor eliminate hauling equipment in member vehicles
  • A chance to lobby for laws to protect members working conditions and the public health
  • A strong and respected voice in the plumbing industry and community
  • A network of highly-regarded industry members to assist In job placement referrals
  • Fraternity and friendship from fellow workers

Important Note: The Benefit Plans outlined in this section are not intended to completely describe any of the individual plans provisions. In the event of any discrepancy between these outlines and the corresponding plan, the corresponding Plan Document shall govern. For further information, please review your corresponding Summary Plan Description or contact the Fund Office.