Name's Jeremy. 537 has roughly 2600 members and 1900 working members, approximately 750 of that 1900 is on the bench including my self. we are just a Pipefitters/refridgeration local in E-Mass.. there is a sepreate plumbers (12) and sprinklerfitters (550) locals in boston. the other 2 locals in the state are combo locals. with the recent economic downfall most places have stopped spending money at all. Harvard University shut down a roughly $100M project what was going to include everything from a Co-Gen Plant to offices and lab space. now its a giant hole in the ground that they are closing off and putting athletic fields on.