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UA Local 5

Members of Local 5 are responsible for installing, maintaining, and servicing the waste, water & gas systems in the Washington D.C. area, portions of the state of Maryland, and portions of the state of Virginia. Established in 1890 as a part of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry, the Local Union stands for 1,600 skilled plumbers.

Local 5 trains Apprentice through a tuition-free five-year apprenticeship program and continuing education classes for its journeymen. Members, along with their families, enjoy the following benefits: health & welfare, pension, retirement savings, and vacation funds.

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HCM TradeSeal support for UA Local 5:

  • Auto-calculation of UA Local 5 Journeyman and/or Apprentice rates
  • Calculation and accounting support for UA Local 5 union benefits
  • Automatic union reports for UA Local 5
  • Union audit support for UA Local 5
  • Accurate Certified Payroll reporting for UA Local 5 work classes

How to Add UA Local 5 to TradeSeal

This Local's unique TradeSeal identifier is: PPF 5

Go to HCM TradeSeal > Data Manager and choose "Benefits, Deductions and Fringes" to add PPF 5 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.