Political Action

Trouble at Your Polling Station? Here’s the Info to Report it!

From Daily Kos: Here are some links and phone numbers to help with troubleshooting the voting that have been tested and found to work. If you know of others, please add them in the comment thread and we’ll use them throughout today. • Vote411. Plug in your address and find out where your polling station is … Read more »

International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Endorses Congressman Bill Shuster in Pennsylvania

Labor Union cites congressman’s dedication to infrastructure investment for jobs a deciding factor to endorse McKeesport, PA — On Tuesday, October 23, the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) endorsed U.S. Representative Bill Shuster (R-PA9) in his re-election bid to Congress. The event was held in sight of the W.D. Mansfield Memorial Bridge … Read more »

Washington Post: Presidential Debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. on Oct. 16, 2012

In a heated, and at times tense town-hall-style debate, President Obama and Mitt Romney went back and forth on issues ranging from the recent attacks in Libya to taxes and job creation. Watch the debate, read what the Post’s writers had to say about it and see how people reacted on Twitter. Read more (including … Read more »

IUPAT PATCH Foundation is Giving ‘Dollars for Likes’ to United Cerebral Palsy

PATCH Foundation is Giving ‘Dollars for Likes’ to United Cerebral Palsy Foundation Established by International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Rallies Membership for Good Cause Hanover, MD — This week, the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) and the Painters and Allied Trades for Children’s Hope Foundation (PATCH) launched a new campaign … Read more »

Decision 2012

  It’s Decision 2012! See where these candidates stand on the issues important to working families! Articles, videos and more in this online magazine. Go to www.IUPAT.org/Vote and pass it on!

The IUPAT PATCH Foundation Teams with United Cerebral Palsy

The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades and the PATCH Foundation are proud to announce our new partnership with United Cerebral Palsy and their My Child Without Limits program. For every new Like that we receive at Facebook.com/PATCHfoundation, we will donate $1 to UCP.

FLORIDA: IUPAT Honors Veterans at Hardhats for Heroes Event

On Thursday, October 11, men and women of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades will be joined by fellow union members and political leaders in Tampa, Florida to honor our veterans at the Hardhats for Heroes Event. Help us cheer those who fought for our country! Thursday, October 11 @ 10:00 a.m. MacDill … Read more »

WASH POST: Say What – The first 2012 presidential debate

President Obama and Mitt Romney tackled domestic issues including the health-care law, energy policy and the tax code in the first of three presidential debates. Watch the debate, read what the Post’s writers had to say about it and see how people reacted on Twitter. Read more at The Washington Post.

WSJ: The Next Battleground in the State Labor Wars

We’ve seen Gov. Scott Walker’s battle in Wisconsin and the Chicago Teachers Union strike next door. Now in Michigan comes another Midwestern political showdown that will carry enormous implications for the role of unions in American life. The Michigan Supreme Court recently approved the placement of a proposed constitutional amendment on the November ballot. If … Read more »

Statement by Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on fatal occupational injuries in 2011

WASHINGTON – Preliminary results from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries were released today. Findings show that the number of fatal work injuries in 2011 was slightly lower than final results from 2010. Last year, 4,609 workers died from work-related injuries, down from a final count of 4,690 in 2010. Secretary … Read more »