Posted February 23, 2024

Meeting-clip-art-images-free-clipart-images-image - Shawnee ...Membership Meeting on Tuesday 02/27/24

Location: 2149 Oakland Rd San Jose CA 95131

Time: 6 PM



DC16 STAR Program Class Schedule for the rest of 2024 is available.

Register for:

1. Fall Protection 

2. Booms & Lift

Northern California Painters:

Per the Northern California Painters Master Agreement, Article 11; Section 15:

SAFETY TRAINING – Each Journeyperson and above (Painter) shall obtain and maintain

the certifications and training outlined in subsections a and b below. Once the required training is

complete and up-to-date, Journeypersons and above shall then annually complete a minimum of sixteen (16) hours of painter-trade and/or safety education training courses that are recommended by their Employer. The curriculum for such continuing education shall be established and provided by the Finishing Trades Institute of Northern California and Nevada (“FTI”) and made available through the STAR Program. They shall possess a valid and updated training card and provide documented proof of

training to their Employer and the FTI. The Union shall not dispatch any Journeyperson without proof of training.

(a) Each Journeyperson and above (Commercial Painter) shall successfully complete and maintain the


1. By January 1, 2025

i. Fall Protection (USACE EM385), including Ladder Safety, and

ii. Mobile Elevated Worker Platforms, and

iii. Harassment Training


iv. Sixteen (16) hours employer recommended painter trade and/or safety education

training, if the above-required training is complete and up to date. If none or only a

portion of the above training is complete, the hours to complete the required

training above would count towards the minimum sixteen (16) hours.


LU 507 Update!

April 08, 2024

The Results are in

Brothers and sisters, I hope this article finds you and yours getting ready for spring and some warmer weather. On April 2, 2024, the members of Local 1237 in attendance nominated brothers Tim Ringor, Randy Rojas, and Edward Valencia to the IUPAT General Convention. Per the IUPAT Constitution our local per capita allows local 1237 […]

April 05, 2024