IUPAT Member from California to Supervise Completion of U.S. Capitol Dome Restoration

District Council 16 – Northern California, Nevada Dwight “Art” Needham of District Council 16 has undertaken the responsibility as foreman for the completion of restoration of the United States Capitol Dome project in Washington, D.C. With over 25 years of experience as an industrial painter, he has the skills and expertise to complete the challenging … Read more »

IUPAT Members Ride For Roswell in Buffalo

Members of District Council 4 participated in the Ride for Roswell, a charity bicycling event dedicated to finding a cure for cancer. The race took place on June 27, 2015, and officially marked the 20th anniversary of the founding of the charity. The District Council 4 team of bicyclists rode in honor of fellow members … Read more »

The IUPAT Community Day of Action

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Union Veterans Council Launches New Website

The issues facing veterans and those facing working families aren’t independent of each other — a lack of good jobs, attacks on health care and fading dreams of a better life impact each one of us. Stand with those who’ve fought for us. The Union Veterans Council brings union members who are veterans together to … Read more »

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay Joins Union and Non-Profit to Launch New Training Program for City Youth

On Tuesday, January 27, 2015, Mayor Francis Slay joined leaders of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) and Demetrious Johnson of the Demetrious Johnson/Eddie Mae Binion Workforce Center in St. Louis to celebrate the launch of a 14-week course that will train local minority candidates for a successful career in construction.  The … Read more »

Reich: Citizens United After Five Years

Post by Robert Reich.

President Obama’s SOTU in Three Minutes

Community Organizing for Real Economics Success

On November 20, President Obama announced that his administration is enacting sweeping immigration reform. It is a momentous first step to prevent the exploitation of millions of undocumented workers who currently suffer wage theft under exploitative contractors throughout the United States. As a labor union that fights this fight on a daily basis, we applaud … Read more »

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 »

BMST Resource Page

Welcome to the IUPAT BMST Resources Page.  Here you will find links to information regarding the 31st General Convention, the Top Workplace Performance Program, the PATCH Foundation, the Painters and Allied Trades Veterans Program (PAT-VP) and more.   The 31st IUPAT General Convention On August 10 – 14, 2014, IUPAT delegates from throughout North America … Read more »