The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada (UA) is a multi-craft union whose members are engaged in the fabrication, installation and servicing of piping systems. There are approximately 340,000 highly skilled United Association members who belong to over 300 individual local unions across North America.
Before the U.S. House of Representatives is set to vote on Trade Promotion Authority—also known as Fast Track—the BlueGreen Alliance urged members of the House to reject the proposal because it removes critically important checks and balances.
Trade/Make it in America, Amalgamated Transit Union, American Federation of Teachers, National Wildlife Federation, Natural Resources Defense Council, SEIU, Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Union , Sierra Club, Union of Concerned Scientists, United Association, United Auto Workers, United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, United Steelworkers, Utility Workers Union of America
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy today will announce the finalization of a rule to clarify Clean Water Act protections that impact the drinking water supply of over one hundred million Americans.