Boston Roofers Union (Local 33 Information)
The Local 33 Boston Roofers and Waterproofers Union is a professional trade union, composed of 759 members, that represents the interests of roofing contractors in Boston as well as the interests of their workers.
The Local 33 is Boston’s local chapter of the national United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers, & Allied Workers. The United Union “is committed to promoting the highest standards of safety, training, and professionalism in the roofing industry.
The Boston Local 33 Roofers and Waterproofers union offers a variety of services to their members, including educational programs, contract negotiation assistance, and legal representation.
Roof Hub is not affiliated with the Local 33 or any of union for Boston roofing contractors. This page is for informational purposes only. Roof Hub aims to provide as much information about Boston roofing as possible. To request updates to this page, please contact us directly. For further reading, review Massachusetts roofing laws and legal considerations.
Roofing Union Benefit Funds
As a member of the Local 33 union, you have access to three main benefits funds:
- Insurance fund (Dental, vision, loss of time, life insurance, medical benefits, prescription drug benefits, and AD&D benefits.
- Pension fund (a “Defined Benefit” fund)
- Thrift fund (more below)
According to the Local #33 Benefit Fund Website the union’s Thrift Fund “supplements the monthly income payable from the Pension Fund, and to provide benefits upon death, disability, or termination of employment from the industry.”
Enforced by the Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS), the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) necessitates the filing of annual reports by all labor unions, roofing unions included.
These annual reports must detail all of the union’s operations and finances. The financial disclosures include but are not limited to the union’s income, spending, and more.
Spending by the Local 33 Roofers and Waterproofers Union
According to the Office of Labor-Management Standards, the Local 33 Roofer Union spent $1,806,215 in the 2019 calendar year. Here’s how that expenditure broke down:
|Spending Category||Percent of Total Expenditures|
|Contributions, gifts, and grants||2.15%|
Monthly dues are $22 per member.
As of 2019, the income per member for the Roofers Local 33 was $3,094. This accounts for 759 total members of the roofing union.
More information about joining this organization can be found on the Local 33 careers website.
Boston’s Local 33 Union has 12 total employees with an average annual compensation of $49,377 per employee.
Total employee compensation totaled $592,524 in 2019.
Notable union leadership includes:
- Paul Bickford – Business Manager and Financial Secretary
- Mark Brousseau – President and Business Agent
- Andrew Nonnenmacher – Vice President and Business Agent
- Eileen Cefail – Secretary
Local 33 Contact Information
If you need to get in contact with the Local #33, here is the direct contact information.
Address (Physical Location)
53 Evans Drive
Stoughton, MA 02072
PO Box 9106
Stoughton, MA 02072
The Local 33 Roofers Union is an important part of the Boston community, and their work helps to ensure that the city’s roofs are safe and sound. For more information, check out this about the union document on Mass.gov’s website or reach out to the Local 33 directly.