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COVID-19 Benefits and Resources for Building Trades Union Members

COVID-19 Benefits and Resources for Building Trades Union Members

The Massachusetts Building Trades Council recently announced the benefits available to union members for COVID-19 exposures and positive cases. We highly…
November Regular Union Meeting Notice

November Regular Union Meeting Notice

We’re pleased to announce a regular Membership Meeting for the month of October. We will be having a raffle and…
Labor for Lydia Rally & Canvassing Event

Labor for Lydia Rally & Canvassing Event

Join the Mass. AFL-CIO, Greater Boston Labor Council, Greater Boston Building Trades Unions, and City of Boston Mayor Michelle Wu…
Community Works Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Community Works Pre-Apprenticeship Program

If you or anyone you know is interested in starting a career in the construction industry, consider this great Community…
Election Day Tomorrow - Important Information

Election Day Tomorrow - Important Information

Election Day is tomorrow! Cast your vote for candidates who will support and foster New England’s building boom, creating good union jobs…
Local 534's 2021 Endorsements

Local 534's 2021 Endorsements

2021 Political Endorsements   Boston Annissa Essaibi George – Mayor James Colimon – Council At-LargeMichael Flaherty – Council At-LargeAlex Gray…
Knock Doors for Annissa Essaibi George

Knock Doors for Annissa Essaibi George

Help us talk to Boston residents this weekend and remind voters to get out the vote on Tuesday, November 2.We’ll…
October Regular Union Meeting Notice

October Regular Union Meeting Notice

We’re pleased to announce a regular Membership Meeting for the month of October. We will be having a raffle and…
Free College Benefit for Active & Retired Members

Free College Benefit for Active & Retired Members

Dear Brothers & Sisters, If you or a family member are looking for higher education options, consider taking advantage of…
Aerial Lift Training on Saturday, October 16

Aerial Lift Training on Saturday, October 16

Dear Brothers & Sisters, The Local 534 Joint Apprentice Training Program will be having an Aerial Lift Training on Saturday…
Launch of Massachusetts Building Trades Recovery Council

Launch of Massachusetts Building Trades Recovery Council

Brothers and Sisters, Yesterday marked the official launch of the Massachusetts Building Trades Recovery Council, and we want to ensure that…
VIDEO: Local 534 shaping Boston!

VIDEO: Local 534 shaping Boston!

Brothers and Sisters, Boston is moving into the future and Local 534 helping to make that possible. Your hard work…
Endorsing Erin Murphy for Boston City Councilor At-Large

Endorsing Erin Murphy for Boston City Councilor At-Large

We are proud to endorse Erin Murphy for Boston City Councilor At-Large. We know she will be an ally for…
Rest in Power AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

Rest in Power AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

On Thursday, August 5, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka passed away suddenly at the age of 72. From his days as…
Read Local 534's Spring 2021 Newsletter

Read Local 534's Spring 2021 Newsletter

We’re pleased to share the second edition of Local 534’s newsletter. Read about our members’ great accomplishments and milestones this…
June Regular Union Meeting Notice

June Regular Union Meeting Notice

We’re pleased to announce an in-person Regular Union Meeting for the month of June. This will be the last meeting…
Save the Date: SMW17 Helmets to Hardhats Motorcycle Run

Save the Date: SMW17 Helmets to Hardhats Motorcycle Run

This fall, Sheet Metal Workers Local 17 will be hosting a motorcycle run. The event will include a cookout and…
Building Pathways Seeking Assistant Instructor

Building Pathways Seeking Assistant Instructor

The Building Pathways Building Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Program is hiring a part-time lead assistant instructor for the Fall 2021 training cycle. …
Coming Up: June 1st Vacation Checks

Coming Up: June 1st Vacation Checks

You should receive your next vacation check from Local 534 in the mail after Tuesday, June 1, 2021. Checks will…
May Regular Union Meeting Notice

May Regular Union Meeting Notice

When we join together as a Union, we keep Local 534 strong and build solidarity for the long term.  That’s…
Buying a home? Get up to $25,000 for your down payment

Buying a home? Get up to $25,000 for your down payment

If you’re thinking about buying a home in Massachusetts, you may be eligible to receive assistance on your down payment.…
Earn an Associate Degree for Free!

Earn an Associate Degree for Free!

We’re proud to provide the opportunity for a great education to Local 534 members and your families. Through our partnerships…
Wednesday, April 14: PGTI Meeting on Women in Building Trades

Wednesday, April 14: PGTI Meeting on Women in Building Trades

Want to help break barriers for women in the construction trades?  Join the Central and Western Mass Policy Group on…
Stand up for workers with the OPCMIA Action Center

Stand up for workers with the OPCMIA Action Center

When we stand together, we can protect our rights, strengthen our Union, and make our voices heard at every level…
Local 534 Members Get the Job Done

Local 534 Members Get the Job Done

We’re proud to recognize all of our Local 534 members who’ve recently achieved great milestones! From apprentice graduations to training…
Supporting Brother Ryan Thurlow

Supporting Brother Ryan Thurlow

Brothers and Sisters, With a heavy heart I write this letter. On March 8, 2021 Brother Ryan Thurlow tragically lost…
Read Local 534's Winter 2021 Newsletter

Read Local 534's Winter 2021 Newsletter

We’re pleased to share the first edition of Local 534’s newsletter. Read about our continued response to COVID-19, our Year…
Important Update to Unemployment Application Process

Important Update to Unemployment Application Process

Massachusetts is launching a new online identification verification process for unemployment assistance through ID.me. Even if you’ve already verified your identity…
Upcoming ACI Certification Classes

Upcoming ACI Certification Classes

Brothers and Sisters,  We’re pleased to announce two more ACI Certification Classes for Local 534 members to strengthen skills and…
Help locate Local 40 member Mark Brunelle

Help locate Local 40 member Mark Brunelle

We’ve learned that Plasterers and Cement Masons Local 40 member Mark Brunelle is currently missing.  According to local authorities, he…