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UA Local 486

Plumbers and Steamfitters UA Local 486 was formed in 1995 by the merger of Plumbers Local 48 and Steamfitters Local 438. It represents nearly 2,000 union-trained plumbers and steamfitters who build and service parts of Maryland, Delaware, and West Virginia.

Its members work on jobsites involving single-family homes, gardens, high-rise apartment buildings, large and small office buildings, power plants, chemical installations, factories, public buildings, and healthcare facilities.

Local 486 provides its members with a top-notch training program that combines intensive technical classroom instruction at the Local Union 486 Joint Journeyman and Apprentice Training Facility with on-the-job training. Members may also take advantage of Health and Welfare plans, Retirement programs, and other benefits.

To learn more about UA Local 486 and its benefit programs, please, visit their website,

Pay UA Local 486 Automatically with HCM TradeSeal:

To automate payroll and reporting for this union: open HCM TradeSeal, go to "Trade Intelligence" and add PPF 486 to your list of unions. Adding this local will enable HCM TradeSeal to:

  • Auto-calculate of UA Local 486 Journeyman and/or Apprentice rates
  • Calculate and account for for UA Local 486 union benefits
  • Generate automatic union reports for UA Local 486
  • Simplify union audits for UA Local 486
  • Generate Certified Payroll reports for UA Local 486 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 486.