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A union is an organization of workers joined together for a common purpose, for mutual aid and protection, to engage in concerted activity and collective bargaining, to elevate their conditions of life and labor; an organization by which ordinary people do extraordinary things. Once you become a member in a building and construction trade and you work hard, you will be entitled to a future with high pay, great medical insurance and one of the best pension plans in the nation. Click on the different union names below to find out about their unique missions and trade opportunities.

Trade Unions

International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied WorkersInternational Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers
International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers and HelpersInternational Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers and Helpers
International Union of Bricklayers and Allied CraftworkersInternational Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of AmericaUnited Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
Operative Plasterers' and Cement Masons' International Association of the United States and CanadaOperative Plasterers’ and Cement Masons’ International Association of the United States and Canada
IBEWInternational Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
International Union of Elevator ConstructorsInternational Union of Elevator Constructors
International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers Local UnionInternational Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers
Laborers' International Union of North AmericaLaborers’ International Union of North America
International Union of Operating EngineersInternational Union of Operating Engineers
International Union of Painters and Allied TradesInternational Union of Painters and Allied Trades
United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and CanadaUnited Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada
United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied WorkersUnited Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers
Sheet Metal Workers' International AssociationSheet Metal Workers’ International Association
International Brotherhood of TeamstersInternational Brotherhood of Teamsters

Associations and Corporations

Mechanical Contractors Association of AmericaMechanical Contractors Association of America
The Finishing Contractors AssociationThe Finishing Contractors Association
Associated Maintenance ContractorsAssociated Maintenance Contractors
Exelon CorporationExelon Corporation
Association of Union Masonry ContractorsAssociation of Union Masonry Contractors
National Association of Construction Boilermaker EmployersNational Association of Construction Boilermaker Employers
National Electrical Contractors AssociationNational Electrical Contractors Association
Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National AssociationSheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association
The Association of Union ConstructorsThe Association of Union Constructors
URS CorporationURS Corporation