JAC accepting applications June 2019.  Click here for the flyer with all the info.

CEU’s attached to our State License program: Please keep in mind that you are required to obtain 30 hours of continued education classes every 3 years. Whether it be 10 hours a year or all 30 hours in the last year. These classes must be approved by the State of California OSFM and to date there are only 3 organizations approved, them being the 3 unions in CA. You won’t be able to go online or go outside the local to fulfill these requirements. The classes are specifically approved for the Local to train. This being said, it puts us in a spot to hold a lot of classes to provide you the opportunities you need. We need you to take this seriously and get some hours taken care of each year. If too many members wait until the last year to try and jam all 30 hours in, this will be problematic. If you call and the class is full please don’t get discouraged, keep calling back. You helping us is the best way we can help you.
— Todd Golden March 2019 Newsletter

Did you know...

  • Holidays: New Year’s Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, the Friday after Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day

  • Vacation is submitted by your employer to UYFCU by the 15th of each month, following the month in which the hours were worked, with a 5 day grace period. UYFCU has until the end of the month that it's received, to post it to your account.

  • Front Office Drop Box: You can make a payment when the front office is closed. Envelopes are provided for your convenience located in the drop box at the front of the building.

  • Wages shall be paid by end of shift on Thursday, and shall include all wages and expenses due up to and including the previous Friday. If the employee does not receive his paycheck at this time, he must notify the Employer and the Local Union by 9:00 a.m. on Friday.

Recent News

As of Jan 1, 2019, the Sprinkler Fitter Certification has gone into effect 100%. Please do your part and get into the habit of showing your card to Inspectors, Building Engineers, Building Security, or anyone asking you for an ID or credential’s. Be proud of that card and know that a lot of hard work went into getting that regulation established. The more we show the card without being asked, the more important it becomes, and the more questions will be asked of those who don’t show their card.
— Todd Golden, 709 Business Manager
http://www.ua.org/trades Make a difference, save lives, become a sprinkler fitter! Right now, the UA is seeking qualified apprentices for its world class sprinkler fitting training program. As a UA sprinkler fitter, you will be on the frontline of fire protection, using advanced systems and safeguards to install, monitor and maintain the most advanced in fire protection applications.


Our organization is home to over 1,000 journey persons, apprentices and retirees. Read more.  


Whether you work in the industry or have no experience, you can join us.  Learn how. 


Need more info? We have a list of helpful links and forms. Click here. 

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