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UA Local 486

Plumbers and Steamfitters 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 Local 486 and its benefit programs, please, visit their website,

HCM TradeSeal support for UA Local 486:

  • Auto-calculation of UA Local 486 Journeyman and/or Apprentice rates
  • Calculation and accounting support for UA Local 486 union benefits
  • Automatic union reports for UA Local 486
  • Union audit support for UA Local 486
  • Accurate Certified Payroll reporting for UA Local 486 work classes

How to Add UA Local 486 to TradeSeal

This Local's unique TradeSeal identifier is: PPF 486

Go to HCM TradeSeal > Data Manager and choose "Benefits, Deductions and Fringes" to add PPF 486 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.