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    For the members of Chicago Journeymen Plumbers and Technical Engineers Local Union 130 UA, that’s all in a day’s work!

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Plumbers Local 130 UA celebrated the opening of the new JAC Training Center with a Grand Opening on September 12th.  Speakers at the Grand Opening included Mark McManus, General President of the United Association; Michael J. Madigan, Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives; Walter Burnett Jr., Alderman of the 27th Ward; John D’Amico, Representative of the 15th District of Illinois: Amy Rule, who read a statement from Mayor Emanuel; Judy Frydland, Commissioner, Chicago Department of Buildings; John Russell, W.E. O’Neil President; Craig Thomas, JAC Co-Chairman.  James F. Coyne, Business Manager of Plumbers Local 130 UA and JAC Chairman provided the welcome and described the facility’s modern technologies.  Elder Kevin Ford, Executive Director of the St. Paul Church of God in Christ Community Development Ministries provided the Invocation.  In attendance were many elected officials, UA officials, vendors and service provider representatives, instructors, journeymen and apprentices. 

The Grand Opening was covered by Jim Williams of CBS Channel 2.  Click on the following link to see the news video.




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Welcome to Plumbers Local 130 UA

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to have more than 6,000 friends and co-workers ready to stand behind you and protect your rights as a skilled craftsman?

Can you imagine going to work everyday knowing you have guaranteed health care coverage, a generous savings plan, established working hours and overtime rates?

For the members of Chicago Journeymen Plumbers' and Technical Engineers Local Union 130 UA, that’s all in a day’s work! The many benefits that come with being a union member are felt each day whether it's the assurance of safe OSHA working conditions or the outstanding relationship between the union and contractors.

Chicago Journeymen Plumbers’ Local Union 130 with over 6,000 members is one of the largest straight-line plumbing locals in the United Association (UA) which represents 350,000+ building tradesmen across the United States and Canada. The quality of our people, our great size and our loyalty to each other makes Local 130 UA a strong and respected voice in the construction piping industry and community.


Hold your next Corporate, Organization or Union event at the Stephen M. Bailey Auditorium of the Chicago Journeymen Plumbers’ Local Union 130, U. A.
This beautiful Beaux Arts complex features Art Deco Architecture at its finest, including impressive wood detailing, balcony and stairways.

Featuring both an 800-seat Main Hall and 250-seat Lower Hall dining area, including a beautiful wooden antique built-in bar with seating area, on-site parking, and handicap accessibility; Plumbers’ hall can handle your next event with ease and style. The versatility of our hall makes it the perfect venue for corporate and organizational event.

Conveniently located in the historic Randolph Street Market District – West Loop area, the Stephen M. Bailey Auditorium is just minutes away from downtown Chicago and East of the United Center.

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