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UA 400 New Business Portal

Plumbers and Steamfitters UA Local 400 has a New Business Portal where Fox Valley contractors can learn about partnering with them. Access to a flexible labor pool and an assist with HR headaches are just a couple benefits UA 400 can offer. The portal answers some Frequently Asked Questions and provides a contact [...]

2021-10-20T13:27:40+00:00October 20th, 2021|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Governor Thanks Union Workers On Labor Day

The governor spent Labor Day morning thanking union workers at Labor Fest in Milwaukee. Building Wisconsin TV also salutes and thanks our union tradespeople who make an important contribution to the quality of life we all enjoy. Today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV features the Plumbers Local 75 Wisconsin Plumbing Apprenticeship Program. If you’ve ever thought about a [...]

2021-09-07T15:00:04+00:00September 7th, 2021|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Legionella Concern In Reopening Buildings

Municipalities, including Dane County, have expressed concern about Legionella in the plumbing systems of reopening buildings and are providing guidance. The plumbing systems in buildings are designed to be used often. As more buildings reopen, managers need to take precautions to insure water safety. Those looking for detailed information should visit our web [...]

2021-08-23T13:03:24+00:00August 23rd, 2021|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Water Safety Important When Reopening Buildings

Plumbing systems in buildings are designed to be used often. As more businesses and schools reopen, building managers need to take precautions to insure water safety for employees, customers and students. Those looking for detailed information should visit our web page Turning on the Tap. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith meets with [...]

2021-07-06T15:58:49+00:00July 6th, 2021|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

UA 400 Youth Apprentice Program

The UA 400 Youth Apprentice Program helps high school students gain workplace skills and connect with contractors offering paid apprenticeships in plumbing, pipefitting, steamfitting, fabrication and HVAC. In today’s video, Chris Glinski and other UA 400 members visit with tech ed students at West De Pere High School. Fox Valley teachers or high [...]

2021-06-09T14:36:42+00:00June 9th, 2021|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

More Spending Needed On Broadband

One thing lawmakers in Madison agree on is that more spending is needed to address broadband connectivity. That means more underground cable, especially in rural areas. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith meets with industry experts to learn about underground directional boring. Robb Kahl from the Construction Business Group talks about the need for safety and [...]

2021-05-03T15:20:59+00:00May 3rd, 2021|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

UA 400 Holds Welding Merit Badge Clinic

Today's video features the recent Plumbers & Steamfitters UA Local 400 Welding Merit Badge Clinic. 192 Boy Scouts from the Bay-Lakes Council participated at Camp Rokilio in Kiel WI. UA 400 members provided the scouts with hands-on experience in welding fundamentals and practical welding skills. UA 400 and four signatory contractors donated all [...]

2021-04-28T14:52:25+00:00April 28th, 2021|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Water Safety Guidelines For Reopening Buildings

As more teachers and others get vaccinated, more schools and other buildings are reopening. Plumbing systems in commercial buildings are designed to be used often. Stagnant water in pipes is a fertile breeding ground for the bacteria that causes Legionnaire’s Disease. As these buildings reopen, managers need to take precautions to insure water [...]

2021-03-08T15:52:05+00:00March 8th, 2021|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments