Member News

CORE Committee Meets in Indiana

Phase One of the five-year CORE plan (Community Organizing for Real Economics) is nearly complete as numerous district councils now have CORE-inspired programs in place and running.  Local IUPAT organizing and political activists are partnering with community organizations with the goal to increase the membership of organized labor, and bolster the positive public image of … Read more »

Rep. André Carson Receives Endorsement from the IUPAT

Indianapolis, IN – On Tuesday, October 7, members of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades announced its endorsement of Representative André Carson in his bid to return to Congress and represent the 7th District of Indiana. “I am honored to receive the endorsement of the International Union of Painters & Allied Trades,” said … Read more »

Rep. Davis Receives Endorsement from IUPAT

Overlooking the Mel Price Lock and Dam at the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center in East Alton, U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) today received the endorsement of the International Union of Painters & Allied Trades (IUPAT) for his re-election to Congress. “The help and support from the International Union of Painters & Allied … 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.  

IUPAT Endorses Braley for Senate in Iowa

On Friday, October 3, 2004, the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) endorsed Congressman Bruce Braley to be the next senator of the great state of Iowa.   “Congressman Braley’s visit to this project today, in addition to his consistent voting record on fair wages for construction workers, makes it clear that he … Read more »

Titans Cheerleaders and Curb Recording Artist Rachel Holder bring Nashville “flavor” to celebration of Ironworkers, retirees, U.S. Veterans

Event hosted by Nashville-based Union Sportsmen’s Alliance, Ironworkers International and Ironworkers Local 492, provides day of sporting clays, family-fun and entertainment Nashville, TN –October 3, 2014 –  The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance, a non-profit, conservation organization based in Nashville, along with the Ironworkers International and Ironworkers Local 492, hosted a round of sporting clays and family picnic on Saturday, … Read more »

South Jersey Times: Battleship New Jersey getting fresh paint job thanks to IUPAT donation

On Monday, September 29, 2014, New Jersey officials welcomed representatives and members of New Jersey International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 711 to the launch of the Firepower for Freedom Restoration Project in Camden. Members of the IUPAT have donated their time to repaint the USS New Jersey battleship, and Sherwin-Williams donated … Read more »

Drywall Finishers Local 364 in Snohomish,WA Helping Habitat for Humanity

Eric Palmer Drywall Instructor talking about helping out Habitat for Humanity and apprentices getting more experience. Location Finishing Trades Insitute Northwest (FTINW) If interested call at 206-762-8332.

Rep. Gibson Endorsed by International Union of Painters & Allied Trades in NY

Fort Plain, NY — Congressman Chris Gibson received another endorsement from the labor community when he was endorsed by the International Union of Painters & Allied Trades (IUPAT) today.  The endorsement was announced at an IUPAT job site located at the lock and dam in Ft. Plain on the Mohawk River.  Congressman Gibson toured the … Read more »

$10.2M awarded to fund worker misclassification detection, enforcement activities in 19 state unemployment insurance programs

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor today awarded $10,225,183 to 19 states to implement or improve worker misclassification detection and enforcement initiatives in unemployment insurance programs. “This is one of many actions the department is taking to help level the playing field for employers while ensuring workers receive appropriate rights and protections,” said U.S. … Read more »