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UA Local 553

Chartered on August 1st, 1933, UA Local 553 is located in East Alton, Illinois. Its membership consists of over 450 plumbers and pipefitters who serve 7 counties in Southern Illinois. This Local Union is affiliated with the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry.

Local Union 553 provides its members with top-notch training in plumbing, pipefitting, welding, and HVAC fields.  The Union’s primary goal is to assist its members by getting better and safer working conditions, family-sustaining salaries, medical coverage, secure retirement plans, a fair collective bargaining process, and other benefits.

To learn more about UA Local 553, please visit their website at

Pay UA Local 553 Automatically with HCM TradeSeal:

To automate payroll and reporting for this union: open HCM TradeSeal, go to "Trade Intelligence" and add PPF 553 to your list of unions. Adding this local will enable HCM TradeSeal to:

  • Auto-calculate of UA Local 553 Journeyman and/or Apprentice rates
  • Calculate and account for for UA Local 553 union benefits
  • Generate automatic union reports for UA Local 553
  • Simplify union audits for UA Local 553
  • Generate Certified Payroll reports for UA Local 553 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 553.