Monthly Archives: August 2014

VIDEO: Unions Now More Than Ever

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EPI – Wages for the Vast Majority of Workers Stay Flat in 2014

American workers have seen little to no real wage growth in the past three-and-a-half decades, and 2014 is no different, according to a new study from the Economic Policy Institute’s Raising America’s Pay initiative. In Why America’s Workers Need Faster Wage Growth—And What We Can Do About It, economist Elise Gould finds that real (inflation adjusted) hourly wages … Read more »

Painters and Allied Trades Union, Kelly-Moore Paints Team Up For Charity

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA, August 25, 2014 – Thanks to their gracious philanthropic partnership, Kelly-Moore Paints and the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) gave Sacramento’s Kiwanis Family House a much-needed facelift prior to the coming fall and winter.  On Monday, August 25, the labor organization deployed members of its apprenticeship and Job Corps programs to … Read more »

PATCH Foundation Provides Cecil Elementary School in Baltimore with Student Supplies

Charitable organization founded by the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades delivered book bags filled with supplies for each of the over 450 students Baltimore, MD —- On Friday, August 22, local members of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) District Council 51 delivered school supplies for all of the students … Read more »

Union Sportsmen’s Alliance and Sportsman Channel Host Labor Day “Brotherhood Outdoors” Marathon

Salute to American Workers of Today and Tomorrow Union Sportsmen’s Alliance Initiative to Introduce and Integrate America’s Youth into the Great Outdoors Beginning Monday, September 1 at 5 p.m. ET Nashville, Tenn. – August 21, 2014 – The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) and Sportsman Channel are combining efforts to honor the contributions of the American worker and celebrate today’s youth, who represent the future … Read more »

PATCH Foundation Provides Florida Elementary School with Student Supplies

Reddick, FL —- On Monday, August 18, local members of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) District Council 78 delivered school supplies for all of the students in Reddick-Collier Elementary in Reddick, Florida.  The gifts were made through the Painters and Allied Trades for Children’s Hope Foundation (PATCH). PATCH was founded by … Read more »

The 2014 IUPAT General Convention – Video Coverage

The BOLD FUTURE of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades was set in Florida at our 2014 General Convention. Take a look for yourself at how the delegates charted the course of this great union for the next five years, or read and download the Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday convention newsletters.  

RIGMAIDEN SLATE VICTORY!

  Tuesday, August 12, with resounding support and words of praise read into the record by delegates from coast to coast and on behalf of all of Canada, General President Kenneth E. Rigmaiden and his slate of executive leaders were elected on Day 2 of the IUPAT 31st General Convention. With no opposition nominated by … Read more »

IUPAT Participates in Maryland Private Sector Economic Development Commission Meeting

Panel Focused on Apprenticeship and Construction Hanover, MD — On Tuesday, July 29, 2014, members of the Maryland Private Sector Economic Development Commission met at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland to discuss workforce development and its role in making Maryland attractive to companies considering relocation.  The commission was founded in March 2014 to focus … Read more »