Political Action

Political action is vital for the growth of the middle class, the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades and the rest of the organized labor movement.

The time each of us puts into supporting candidates and initiatives for the advancement of our proud cause can have a profound effect on not only our lives, but the lives of all working families – union and non-union.

As political and corporate opponents spend more and more resources to pass legislation to diminish our right to fair wages and benefits throughout North America, the IUPAT Government Affairs Department will continue to develop news tools and strategies that will maintain our status as one of the best grass roots organizations in the labor movement – the Army of Black and Gold.

Learn more about what we are fighting for below.