Are you a softball player or know a member that enjoys playing? Supporting activities through the local builds brotherhood and can be fun for members and their families.
The next retiree's luncheon is scheduled for May 8th, 2017. Union History will be onsite to document any stories or items. Union History is the company creating our 125th anniversary commemorative...
UA Local 85 Plumbers, Steamfitters & HVACR Service Tech's
Come in and see who we are, what we do, where we do it, and most of all why we are proud to be UNION!
United Association Local 85 Members and the Contractors that we work for are a TEAM...working hard to provide for our end users value and quality!
Local 85 of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry was chartered on the first day of May 1892. At that time there were about a dozen members, as of today U.A. Local 85 has nearly 1300 members.
For nearly 125 years, Local 85 members have been protecting the health of our jurisdiction through our vigorous apprentice and journeyman training.
Our contractors employ Local 85 members in many different construction applications. We work in the heavy industrial, commercial and residential sectors of the construction industry.
We work in various facilities including: Chemical Plants, Health Care Facilities, Hi-Rise Apartment Buildings, High-Tech Facilities, Hotels & Motels, Office Buildings, Pharmaceutical Plants, Power Plants, Processing Facilities, Private and Public Schools, Single-Family Homes, and Supermarkets.
Our workforce takes pride in partnering with our signatory contractors in providing sophisticated piping systems to the end user.
Our journeymen and apprentices are among the best trained in the world. Continuing education classes are offered on a regular basis to our journeymen to keep them up to date with changes and trends in the Plumbing, Pipefitting and HVAC Service work industry.
No matter how big or small the project, we promise a highly skilled, drug free commitment to ensuring the customer a job that is on time and on budget.
We are very proud of our past and look forward to the future.The following counties are a part of the jurisdiction of UA Local 85:
Zone 1: That half of Huron County lying West of M-53, and all of Arenac, Bay, Clare, Gladwin, Gratiot, Isabella, Midland, Saginaw, and Tuscola Counties.
Zone 2: Alcona, Alpena, Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Crawford, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Iosco, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Missaukee, Montmorency, Ogemaw, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon, and Wexford.