A Proud Member of the United Association: Local 55 Cleveland

The United Association is an international union comprised of skilled and experienced pipe tradesmen. This organization elects leaders who represent the voice of its members and provide an opportunity to fulfill their career potential.

Discover the Benefits of UA Local 55 Membership

UA Local 55 elevates the careers of skilled plumbers in the Cleveland area. We work to provide our members with industry-leading wages, safe working conditions, and access to the industry’s most innovative training and technology. If you are an experienced journeyman plumber, we invite you to learn more about how United Association membership can secure a better future for you and your family.

About Journeymen Plumbers Union Local 55

Local 55 has a long, storied history that extends back to 1889. Throughout decades of hard work, struggle, and ultimately triumph, our members have risen to meet challenges time after time. As we celebrate our 135th year, the local is as strong as ever, with a membership of 1,200 plumbers. We take pride in installing and supporting critical infrastructure throughout Northeast Ohio and look forward to another century of growth and success.

Why Membership Matters to Experienced Plumbers Like You

There is strength in numbers when every member strives for the same goals. Our union gives hardworking journeymen plumbing colleagues a more prominent voice than any individual. We work together to achieve:

  •  More job security
  • Better benefits, including healthcare
  • Higher wages
  • Safer working environments
  • A comfortable pension

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