On December 1, 1958, tragedy occurred at Our Lady of the Angels School when it caught fire, killing 92 children and three nuns. This devastating fire is remembered as one of the worst school fires in U.S. history and one of Chicago’s greatest tragedies. As a result of this fire, new fire codes were
The International Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Foundation (IWSH) is collaborating with DigDeep, Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 400, Appleton, WI, and the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) to provide mobile wash stations for the Navajo Water Project. More than 30 percent of Navajo Nation residents—an estimated 52,000 people—live without running water, and with COVID-19 devastating
At the beginning of March, during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Enterprise Association of Steamfitters Local 638, New York City and Long Island, NY, member Julio Reinoso was working in Brooklyn. The city subsequently shut down the job at the end of the month, as Brooklyn was becoming a hot spot for the virus. Brother Reinoso
Members from the United Association step up in order to help countless victims that were effected by the hurricane.
UA Locals 78, 400, 412, and 469, and IWSH (International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation) accepted this community plumbing challenge from DIGDEEP to help bring water to the Navajo Nation
Plumbers Local 15, Minneapolis, MN, members Kieth Swaggert, Pete Truhlar, Carl Krohn, Ben Sackett, and Local 15 Business Agent Tom Pahkala volunteered to brave the sweltering heat on July 18, 2019, to give back to one of their own, DeAnne Hartwig.
The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) has honored Plumbers Local 68, Houston, TX, member Glen Kirkham with the UA Conservation Steward of the Year Award for his commitment to conservation and community service.
Plumbers Local 98, Detroit, along with Detroit Piping Group, purchased 70 Lefty’s Cheesesteak sandwiches for front line emergency room workers at the Main Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. It was a great boost for the employees who are doing an amazingly difficult task in battling COVID-19.
On Memorial Day 2020, Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 484 Ventura, CA, along with the California Labor Federation, the Central Coast Labor Council and Ventura County Food Share, handed out 323 boxes of food to 205 families to help feed approximately 900 people in their community.
Steamfitters and Plumbers Local 464, Omaha, NE, was to get 250 gallons of hand sanitizer donated to our Industry. The Nebraska Ethanol Board has partnered with the University of Nebraska College of Engineering and so far,