All posts by Kristine Glenn

We can achieve when we unite!

We are thrilled to announce a significant victory for our Building Trades Unions. On Tuesday, May 14th, in the City of Mountain View, we secured increased work opportunities for our members and successfully landed another Citywide Project Labor Agreement (PLA). Despite facing vigorous opposition and extensive lobbying to persuade City Council members to vote against […]

IUPAT Town Hall

ONE UNION. ONE FAMILY. ONE FIGHT ! Over 400 members attended the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) Town Hall at our Southern Nevada local union location and virtually via zoom watch parties! The goal was to engage with our members and discuss important issues facing our union and our membership. It also […]

UNIONIZE CALIFORNIA!

This year’s AFL-CIO California Joint Legislative Conference theme was UNIONIZE CALIFORNIA! The annual conference brought together labor leaders, union members, policymakers, and other stakeholders to discuss critical issues facing the labor movement and develop strategies for advancing workers’ rights and interests in the state. It serves as a platform for networking, education, and advocacy, providing […]

National Apprenticeship Week 2023

Brother Joseph Witherspoon is a 3rd generation Glazier, both his grandfather and father had successful careers as Union Glaziers. When asked why is your apprenticeship important to you, he said “For me, it was the best opportunity to join anywhere in the workforce. It gave me skills I can use on passion projects and missions […]

Honoring DC16 Veterans!

Taylor WessonLocal Union 12Floor Coverer Air Force Taylor served in the Air Force from 2009 to 2015 as Security Forces on several tours overseas, one of them being in Afghanistan. Taylor is a 2nd generation Floor Coverer, following in the foot steps of his father who is a retired member of Local 12 Being in […]

Seeking PAPERHANGERS!

Calling All Paperhangers! District Council 16 is seeking to hire Paperhangers. If you are interested in great wages, benefits and working in the Las Vegas area, please contact Keith Markland at (702)741-0555 for more information.

Walter Cantrell Scholarship!

District Council 16 is proud to invest in the future of our Families! District Council 16 is accepting applications for the Walter Cantrell Scholarship to the dependents of any District Council 16 member in good standing, to receive a $2,000 Walter Cantrell Scholarship. You must apply and submit an application, please read the rules and […]

COMMUNITY DAY OF ACTION!

Calling ALL MEMBERS! 📢 The annual IUPAT DC16 Community Day of Action is this Saturday, May 13th, 2023!  Please see below flyer where you will find a VAC event nearest you! You may visit our VAC Calendar for the event coordinators contact information and register your participation prior to the event. All events on this […]

IUPAT Scholarships Available!

The IUPAT offers two scholarships to students pursuing an educational degree at an academic institution of their choice. All sons, daughters, and legal dependents of IUPAT members in good standing are eligible to apply for the scholarship awards listed below. All applicants must submit an essay, not less than 1,000 words or more than 2,000 […]

DC16 Women in Construction

In honor of Women in Construction week, we would like to recognize some of our women in the Trades! We appreciate your hard work and dedication in your respected craft. You are an inspiration to all women who may be pursuing not just a job, but a career! Sharon Brown – Painter, Local Union 3 […]

DC16 Health Plan

Please join us on Wednesday, February 15th HS&BA will be providing an educational presentation on the Health plans provided by our TPA (HS&BA). The goal of this presentation and Townhall is to provide our members with the resources and tools available to them and their family. The Zoom credentials and topics are below. All Slides […]

No-Cost $4,000 AD&D Benefit

Dear IUPAT Members, All members in good standing or a retiree of District Council 16, you are entitled to a no-cost $4,000 Accidental Death & Dismemberment benefit! This AD&D benefit and other items listed below are provided jointly through IUPAT DC16 and American Income Life Insurance Company (AIL), a 100% unioncompany serving working families just […]

Learn About Your Retirement Plan!

Calling all Northern California Members! If you are interested in learning more about your retirement plan, please join us at the upcoming Retirement Education Meeting! Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 Spanish Meeting: 4:00 P.M.English Meeting: 5:00 P.M. District Council 16 Training Center2020 Williams Street, San Leandro, CA 94577 Participating in your retirement plan can be one […]

Walter Cantrell Scholarship!

District Council 16 is proud to invest in the future of our families! We are now accepting applications for the Walter Cantrell Scholarship. Dependents of any DC16 member in good standing, may apply to receive a $2,000 Walter Cantrell Scholarship by following the application, rules and guidelines. Please submit your application post marked no later […]

Calling All Women!

Are you looking for a career you can make a living wage, receive great benefits and retirement? A career in the Trades may be just what you’re are looking for! Visit valleybuild.net to register online to connect with a coordinator to learn what being in the construction trades is all about.

Sign-Up Today!

The SCT Introduction to District Council 16 and The Finishing Trades Associations is now available for you to register online at https://www.dc16star.org/ . Starting July 2022 SCT is the only qualifying class that counts for participation in the annual STAR Event. In order to attend the 2023 Annual STAR Event this class must be taken. […]

Walter Cantrell Winners!

Congratulations to the 2021 Walter Cantrell Scholarship Winners! We wish you all the best in your pursuit to further your education. District Council 16 is proud to invest in the future of our families! The Walter Cantrell Scholarship is meant for dependents of any DC16 member in good standing and may apply to receive a […]

2021 Stepping-Up Awards!

Congratulations to our Top Painters & Glaziers for winning the 2021 NCPFC & NCGMA Stepping-Up Awards! You exemplify High Performance / High Value through your hard work and dedication to your craft. NCGMA NCPFC #ProfessionalFinishers #HighPerformance #HighValue #WeAreUnion To View Full Document CLICK HERE.

STAR Awards Event!

The STAR Program was designed entirely for you, our Membership! It allows us all to be more successful in our crafts by helping to build the skills you need to get ahead! For those that took the time to take STAR Training classes and have qualified for the STAR Awards Event, we look forward to […]