IUPAT Celebrates 130 Year Anniversary

March marks the 130th anniversary of the founding of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades.

Click on the picture to view a timeline of how our great union has grown since 1887, and why the words of our founders below are now more important than ever.

“Single-handed we can accomplish nothing; but united there is no power of wrong we may not openly defy.”

December 1899: 7th Biennial Convention of the Brotherhood of Painters and Decorators of America.