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Ambassador Kirk Meets with United Association General President Hite

07/09/2010 - 2:28pm

On July 9, Ambassador Kirk met with William P. Hite the General President of the United Association (UA).

The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada or "UA" as it is commonly known, is a multi-craft union whose members are engaged in the fabrication, installation and servicing of piping systems. There are approximately 326,000 highly-skilled United Association members who belong to over 300 individual local unions across North America.

Ambassador Kirk and General President Hite discussed ways in which his organization could work with USTR to continue on the path of economic growth as well as the many benefits of international trade.

Ambassador Kirk and General President Hite