Keystone XL Pipeline Press Conference
Monday, April 14, 2014
United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters and Sprinkler Fitters
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 562 and Sprinkler Fitters Local 268
A.G. KOSTER, KEYSTONE REPRESENTATIVE TO VISIT PLUMBERS & PIPEFITTERS LOCAL 562 TRAINING CENTER TO DISCUSS VETERANS IN PIPING PROGRAM
St. Louis – Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster and TransCanada Executive Vice President Alex Pourbaix will visit with veterans and union tradesmen and women of the United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters and Sprinkler Fitters (UA) at 9 a.m. Thursday, April 17, to learn about the UA’s Veterans In Piping Program and discuss the role infrastructure projects such as the Keystone XL Pipeline play in providing a pathway to jobs for veterans transitioning to the workforce and those who are underemployed in the construction industry.
Others speakers will include Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 562
Business Manager/Secretary-Treasurer John J. O’Mara, UA Assistant to the President Patrick Kellett, a representative from the Veterans in Piping Program, a UA member and a military veteran.
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster and TransCanada Executive Vice President Alex
Pourbaix speaking at Veterans in Piping Program presentation.
Thursday, April 17th, 2014
9:00 AM (Please arrive by 8:30 a.m.)
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 562 Training Center
1084 Kenran Industrial Blvd. St. Louis MO 63137
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Scott E. Ramshaw
, Government Relations & Business Development
Plumbers & Pipefitters, Local 562
Welcome to UA Local 562
Welcome to the official Plumbers' and Pipefitters' Local #562 website. The purposes of this site are to keep our members informed and involved in their union, to educate the public, and to keep consumers aware of our committed involvement to the plumbing and pipefitting industry.
Local #562 has grown to include 4500 members who serve the plumbing and mechanical industry in 67 counties in Eastern Missouri. Our membership offers a wide array of plumbing and mechanical skills that are valued throughout the construction industry, and work daily through the employment of our signatory contractors to provide consumers and the public with the safest, most highly trained, productive workforce in the region.
Whether you are a union member, a construction consumer, contractor, or a member of the public, please, feel free to browse our website.