Contractor members and union employees of the Piping & Service Industry Coalition (including John W. Danforth Co. and Mollenberg-Betz Inc.) made free furnace inspections and repairs to 15 elderly/low-income homeowners in Buffalo, N.Y.'s Kensington-Bailey area as part of the “Heat's On” program. Local No. 22 members performed furnace or boiler inspections, some general start-up checks and cleaning, as well as some minor repairs and replacements to filters and belts.
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For plumbers in Flint, Mich., “it’s been a heck of a year,” said Harold T. Harrington, a master plumber and pipefitter working as the business manager for Flint’s United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters, Local 370. Read more stories in 2017 March Issue.