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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,

HCM TradeSeal support for UA Local 43:

  • Auto-calculation of UA Local 43 Journeyman and/or Apprentice rates
  • Calculation and accounting support for UA Local 43 union benefits
  • Automatic union reports for UA Local 43
  • Union audit support for UA Local 43
  • Accurate Certified Payroll reporting for UA Local 43 work classes

How to Add UA Local 43 to TradeSeal

This Local's unique TradeSeal identifier is: PPF 43

Go to HCM TradeSeal > Data Manager and choose "Benefits, Deductions and Fringes" to add PPF 43 fringe benefit calculations and automatic remittance reporting.

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.