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UA Local 43

Plumbers and Steamfitters UA Local 43 in Chattanooga, Tennessee has nearly 1,400 union-trained craftsmen who are responsible for building and maintaining mechanical systems in the various industrial and residential facilities across Tennessee, Georgia, and North Carolina. Local 43 has supported the Tennessee Valley in various ways, including chemical plants, power generation, hospitals, universities, and the state’s largest fresh and saltwater aquarium.

It was chartered on August 25, 1890, as a branch of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry.

Local 43 JATC provides its members with top-notch and comprehensive 5-year apprenticeship training. The union also offers a variety of benefits including a health plan, a Defined Contribution, and a Defined Benefit Pension Plan.

To learn more about UA Local 43 and its benefit programs, please, visit their website,

Pay UA Local 43 Automatically with HCM TradeSeal:

To automate payroll and reporting for this union: open HCM TradeSeal, go to "Trade Intelligence" and add PPF 43 to your list of unions. Adding this local will enable HCM TradeSeal to:

  • Auto-calculate of UA Local 43 Journeyman and/or Apprentice rates
  • Calculate and account for for UA Local 43 union benefits
  • Generate automatic union reports for UA Local 43
  • Simplify union audits for UA Local 43
  • Generate Certified Payroll reports for UA Local 43 work classes

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Learn more about HCM TradeSeal by watching a brief overview video. HCM TradeSeal can automatically calculate fringe benefits and generate remittance reports for most union locals, including UA Local 43.