LOCAL 345 REPRESENTS THE PLUMBING AND PIPING INDUSTRY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BETWEEN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CONTRACTORS AND DISTRICT COUNCIL NO. 16 OF THE UNITED ASSOCIATION

Weare affiliated with the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the US, Canada, Ireland, and Australia.

Our membership grows every month. It now stands at more than 700. Local 345 is run by an Executive Board and a Business Manager, all of whom are elected by members every three years. Our Business Agents are also elected.


Our Pension and Health & Welfare Benefits plans are independently operated and overseen by elected trustees equally representing members and independent trustees.
Our investment in member training facilities and programs also independently operated by the A&J Training Trust Fund.


Local 345's headquarters and training facility located in Duarte, CA. The United Association has been training qualified pipe tradesmen longer than anyone else in the industry. The UA boasts the premier training programs available in the industry today, including five-year apprenticeship programs, extensive journeyman training organized instructor training, and certification programs.

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