Monthly Archives: December 2012

Union Members Take Time Out from Class to Donate to Toys for Tots

The National Labor College was conducting classes at the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) International Training Center on the week of December 10, 2012.  The classes are a regular part of the IUPAT Leadership Series program.  Attendees of the classes took note of the Toys for Tots bin in the IUPAT lobby … Read more »

Court Dismisses UBC Case Against IUPAT, Building Trades and Labor Leaders

Another Win Against the UBC In December, a U.S. district judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by the United Brotherhood of Carpenters (UBC) that accused the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) General President James Williams, Mark Ayers, former president of the AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades Department (BCTD) and three other labor leaders … Read more »

Post-Dispatch: Building trades here make $37 million bet on a brighter future

Five years after the Great Recession began, the construction industry is still trying to dig out of a deep hole. Rather than throw a pity party, the local trades are looking ahead to a time when — they hope — the industry will again be thriving. They can’t do anything about the demand for workers right … Read more »

Fresh Line Up, New Co-Hosts Await Brotherhood Outdoors Viewers

The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance’s award-winning hunting and fishing show, Brotherhood Outdoors, will return for a new, surprise-filled season on Sportsman Channel starting at 11 a.m. ET on Sunday, January 6. Boasting a coveted Sunday morning time slot, new co-hosts Daniel Lee Martin and Julie McQueen, and a fresh line up of elusive game and fish, … Read more »