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UA Local 638

Founded in 1884, Steamfitters UA Local 638 (also known as the Enterprise Association of Steamfitters 638) is a labor union representing nearly 8,900 Welders, Sprinkler-fitters, and HVAC-R technicians. Its jurisdiction covers all general pipe fitting in New York City, including all five boroughs and all of Long Island, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties.

Members of Local 638 have access to a comprehensive five-year apprenticeship program at the Steamfitters Industry Training Center, offering diverse education, hands-on training, and on-the-job experience to prepare them for a successful career as steamfitters. Additionally, the local union provides multiple pension plans, health and welfare funds, a security benefit fund, and a vacation plan to its members.

To learn more about UA Local 638 and its benefits programs, please, visit their website at

Pay UA Local 638 Automatically with HCM TradeSeal:

To automate payroll and reporting for this union: open HCM TradeSeal, go to "Trade Intelligence" and add PPF 638 to your list of unions. Adding this local will enable HCM TradeSeal to:

  • Auto-calculate of UA Local 638 Journeyman and/or Apprentice rates
  • Calculate and account for for UA Local 638 union benefits
  • Generate automatic union reports for UA Local 638
  • Simplify union audits for UA Local 638
  • Generate Certified Payroll reports for UA Local 638 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 638.