The Ontario Pipe Trades Council (OPTC) of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada represents 10 Local Unions in the Province of Ontario. These Local Unions have a strong membership of over 22,000 skilled, unionized professionals in the piping trades.
The OPTC and our skilled unionized tradesmen and women represent Plumbers, Steamfitters, Welders, Sprinkler Fitters, Refrigeration and HVAC Mechanics throughout the Province of Ontario.
In addition to promoting legislation that protects public safety and health, the Ontario Pipe Trades Council is also involved in promoting safe working conditions, fair wages with employee benefits and training.
The Council’s purpose is to administer various legal and legislative programs to benefit these members, their families and all of the working people in Ontario. The Council retains attorneys, legislative advocates, and consultants to work with the Legislature and Government Officials to achieve these goals.