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Health & Welfare Benefits, Pension Benefits and yourIndividual Account and 401k Plan

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Contractor Benefit Reporting

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Referral Hall

Referral Hall

Out of Work List Re-registration, Member Profile Updates and Referral Hall Forms

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Over 7,000 highly trained piping professionals ready to work for you!

That’s what Chicago Pipe Fitters Local 597 has to offer, along with a track record of excellent labor/management relations, proven by over 125 years without a strike.

Our four year UA apprenticeship program makes our pipe fitters, welders and HVAC service technicians the best in the industry, so your projects are done safely and cost effectively. Contact us for information about our work force, our career opportunities and our dedication to the advancement of the piping industry.

Recent News

United Association Mandate

August 29, 2019

Attached is a video explaining the UA mandated dues increase.Read More


New Dues Rate Effective 10/1/2019

August 26, 2019

Effective October 1st, 2019, the dues rate will increase for all members. » Download Document


Dependent Eligibility Audit Now In Process

July 1, 2019

Click here for more information and a link to the dependent verification websiteRead More

Pipefitters Local Union 597,
Chicago Illinois
Phone: 312.829.4191
Fax: 312.829.0137
Fund Office
Phone: 312.633.0597
Welfare Fax: 312.829.7787
Retirement Fax:      312.829.9796
Mokena Wellness Center
Phone: 708.326.6270
Indiana Wellness Center
Phone: 219.472.4077