DC 36: IUPAT Champions LAANE

IUPAT District Council 36 – Southern California According to the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE) website, the annual Women for a New Los Angeles Luncheon is “the largest event of its kind in Los Angeles.”  Its purpose is to celebrate “women’s leadership and contributions to social and economic justice.” Representatives from the … Read more »

DC 36: The Village at Westfield Topanga Groundbreaking Ceremony

On March 24, 2014, Grant Mitchell, business manager for District Council 36 Painters & Allied Trades, attended the ceremonial groundbreaking of the $350 million project “Village at Westfield Topanga.” The project will create about 1,400 construction jobs. This summer, work started on the parking structure, which means jobs for our painters. More good news is … Read more »

PaintSquare: Students Tackle Corrosion in 2 Contests

One of the prime directives of the National Association of Corrossion Engineers (NACE), an industry partner of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, is to educate the public on the effects corrosion has on our infrastructure and introduce the solutions to this problem that annually costs the U.S. economy billions of dollars. Typically, … Read more »

NY IUPAT Member Wins 2014 Award from National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (National COSH)

The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (National COSH) announced today the winners of its 2014 health and safety awards. Wallace Reardon, a telecommunications safety activist with the Syracuse-based Central New York Occupational Health Clinical Centers, and Tom Joyce, president of the Ithaca-based Mid-State Education and Service Foundation and a member of the IUPAT … 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 »

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 »

BMST Resource Page

Welcome to the IUPAT BMST Resources Page.  Here you will find links to information regarding the 31st General Convention, 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 met in Florida to elect … 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 »