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Yes, it's a mouthful - The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada. This plumber's union has a membership of over 300,000 people in the plumbing trade throughout the U.S. and Canada. They uphold the standards of the plumbing profession, provide wage guidelines, and set up trade training for plumbers. They also give out scholarships, hold conventions, and become active by providing career opportunities for those affected by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.
To find out more, visit their Website at http://www.ua.org. You can check out their links for a local plumber's union near you and get more information on their journeymen programs and finding plumbing jobs in your area.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|