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UA Local 5

Members of UA 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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Pay UA Local 5 Automatically with HCM TradeSeal:

To automate payroll and reporting for this union: open HCM TradeSeal, go to "Trade Intelligence" and add PPF 5 to your list of unions. Adding this local will enable HCM TradeSeal to:

  • Auto-calculate of UA Local 5 Journeyman and/or Apprentice rates
  • Calculate and account for for UA Local 5 union benefits
  • Generate automatic union reports for UA Local 5
  • Simplify union audits for UA Local 5
  • Generate Certified Payroll reports for UA Local 5 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 5.