Union Member Perks


Local 597 has over 7,000 highly trained professionals in the industry.

Our five-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.

Continuing Education

All active members can keep their skills and certifications up to date by taking advantage of our continuing education courses offered at the Training Centers. To register for any classes, please login into your Union Fusion Dashboard or contact the Training Center directly.

Health and Welfare Benefits

Any eligible 597 member will have access to our Insurance Plan that provides Health, Dental and Vision Coverage, Pension as well as Voluntary 401(k). Also, all active participants covered under the Health and Welfare Department can visit our Wellness Centers located in the Mokena, and Indiana Training Center.