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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 »

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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 »

Industrial Painters Can Save the World from Armageddon! (We knew it all along)

It’s called Surface Albedo Treatment System (SATS) and it just might save the world from an asteroid, reports PaintSquare.com. “Researchers have proposed a “slow push” way to avoid asteroids colliding with Earth by painting part of an asteroid either black or white, according to The Space Review. “Their theory is that paint can change the amount of … Read more »

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 »