Register for Member Mobile Portal!

We are excited to announce that Starting in January 2021 your Over-The-Counter Dues can be paid on our Redesigned website at www.dc16iupat.org on the “Pay My Dues” Tab! This process will allow our members the flexibility and ease to pay your Over-The-Counter Dues in real time, while staying up-to-date with all the News & Events […]

Congrats Top Painters & Glaziers!

We would like to recognize and congratulate the Top Painters and Glaziers for winning the 2020 NCPFC and NCGMA Stepping-Up Awards! Perfect way to exemplify High Performance / High Value! Glaziers Award Video: https://youtu.be/JIZc0Nr0XRY Painters Award Video: https://youtu.be/giuS_x5oEME

Surge in Covid-19

There is a rise in Covid-19 Please get your Flu shot, Wear a Mask, Wash your hands with soap for 20 seconds, Social Distance yourself 6ft at 360 in all directions. With the holidays are quickly coming upon us, please give your families the best gift – A healthy you!!!

Contract Negotiations

Local 1512’s Collective Bargaining Agreement is approaching the beginning stages for renegotiations. The letter for opening said negotiations has been sent to our signatory contractors. Official negotiation dates will soon follow.  Member surveys have been sent out, please make every effort to fill out surveys and send them by mail to, 1701 Whitney Mesa Dr. […]

Membership News

Local 1512s membership numbers are increasing, this including the number of Apprentices signing up. The demand for Manpower is high so please sign the out of work list, this way our staff knows who is out of work allowing us to assist you in getting back to work promptly. Local Union 1512 bylaws have been […]

Work in Your Area!

Hello Brothers and Sisters, Please see below some of the upcoming projects in the area. https://brightlinewestconstruction.com/  High Speed Monorail from Las Vegas to Southern California https://www.foxbusiness.com/lifestyle/atari-hotel-concept-art-las-vegas-phoenix Atari Gamer Casino and Hotel https://www.reviewjournal.com/business/heavy-lifts-will-mark-msg-sphere-construction-in-next-15-months-2099957/#:~:text=%2DJournal)%20%40Vegas88s-,Several%20levels%20of%20The%20MSG%20Sphere%20at%20The%20Venetian%20are,Madison%20Square%20Garden%20Entertainment%20Corp.) MSG Sphere at The Venetian is a sphere-shaped music and entertainment arena being built in Paradise, Nevada, near the Las Vegas Strip and east of […]

Win a Yeti Cooler!

Register today for the Member Mobile Portal and get qualified to win 1 of 20 64 qt Yeti Coolers as seen below! Please call the Local union hall to retrieve your individual Member ID number or if you have any questions regarding how to register. Our Office number is 408-824-1280.

Not Working?

If you are not working call the office at (702) 452-2140 to be placed on the out of work list. As a reminder you must call the first Tuesday of the month to maintain your place on the list. 

Safety First!

If safety is a question check out the OSHA website- https://www.osha.gov/construction this is a great place to start for construction site safety questions. There are STAR training class’s being offered the first three Saturdays in November. In order to register for the training you need to visit www.dc16star.org

Union Info

LU2001 bylaws committee has finalized proposed new bylaws for membership to vote on. LU2001 will be due for our next increase of $1.75 on March 1, 2021. We will have an allocation vote prior to the increase date so members can vote on how we want it allocated. We will soon begin negotiations for the […]

Training Upgrade!

I hope everyone takes advantage of the STARS zoom classes to stay up to date with training and to qualify for next year’s event, there is a AGMT prep class if interested. I would like all qualified Journeymen to sign up for the AGMT Certification so we can begin taking a stand against the attacks […]

Work in Your Area!

Hello Brothers and Sisters, Please see the below list of jobs in the Monterey Area. 595 Munras Foothill Partners Planning permits under review 5,600 square feet of commercial space 10 residential units (including two affordable units) MIIS Master Plan Pierce Street MIIS Planning permits approved 20 year master plan Garage Unlimited12 Lower Ragsdale DriveRyan Court […]

What’s New at LU 376!

Brothers & Sisters, Welcome to the new Local 376 Information and updates page. Local news and construction updates will be posted on this page. We currently have 3 Painters on the out of work list and and 2 Drywall Finishers. The work load is still steady right now and we should be able to get […]

Work in the North!

Project Status: Montage In Healdsburg : almost completed looks amazing walked it last week.. Well done , Aurora Behavioral Healthcare Bed, Outpatient, Dining and Admin Addition. Projects PLA: Marin Junior College Campus’s: Kentfield/ Novato are slowly underway. Santa Rosa Junior College Athletics Complex: underway

What’s New at LU 83?

Brothers and Sisters, I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Kerstin McConihe and I have recently become your new business representative. I’ve been in the field for the last 26 years. I’ve seen so many projects to be built and be a part of, and now I get to […]

What is my 2021 Wage Increase?

Hello Brothers & Sisters, The Drywall Finishers and Painters will be receiving a wage increase come the new year, 2021. Please see below information for details of the increase. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me. – Kerstin McConihe Drywall wage increase for 2021: January 1, 2021 a $2.75 increase […]

What is my 2021 Wage Increase?

Hello Brothers & Sisters, The Drywall Finishers and Painters will be receiving a wage increase come the new year, 2021. Please see below information for details of the increase. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me. – Troy Notrangelo Drywall wage increase for 2021: January 1, 2021 a $2.75 increase […]

Brother Dee Jay

Brothers & Sisters, It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of our Brother Derek Jones “Dee Jay”. He had been a valued member since 1997 and was always very active in our Local Union. Dee Jay passed away on October 25th, 2020 and will be greatly missed. Please keep his […]

Are Your Pipes Clean?

We are working towards a Project Labor Agreement for the Richmond Waste Water Treatment Plant. Project Labor Agreements are negotiated between the end user and the Building Trades to ensure working protections, project quality and delivery of a valued product to our community. This venture will provide among hours, clean water to our members and […]

IUPAT Hosts Presidential Candidate Joe Biden

We are only 6 days away from Election Day on Tuesday, November 3rd. Tonight @ 5:15 pm EST, Vice President Joe Biden will be speaking to IUPAT members about his plans to stimulate the economy and create more job opportunities for workers in the building trades. Critical issues are on the ballot this year, including: […]

What is the Downtown West Mixed-Use Plan?

Google, Inc. (Google) submitted an application on October 10, 2019 to the Planning Division for a Mixed Use Development Proposal under the project name “Downtown West Mixed-Use Plan.” This webpage provides information on the proposal, review process, and public meetings on the project. For information specific to the project’s environmental review, please see the project’s […]

What’s New in 1237?

Local 1237 have been extremely busy and I don’t see it slowing down anytime soon.  Currently we have the following projects going in various stages; O st (10 stories), P st (20 stories), Sac State Housing (284 apartments), the Community Theatre and the Sacramento Convention Center.  Anderson and ProSpectra are looking for journeyman and a […]

What’s New in 1176?

I like to start off  by hoping all our members and there families are is staying safe during these  troubling times, I have been receiving many calls on what I as a member should be doing to stay safe and what does my employers need to do to keep me safe, so I have some […]

Work Outlook – Amid The Pandemic..

Unfortunately with the COVID 19 pandemic we have not had many events take place as the VAC is closed and most other events have been canceled. Which includes canceling our Annual Holiday Party, We did rebook for next year as we had already made the deposit back in February. In doing so we were given […]

Has COVID-19 Hurt Your Income?

Bay Area Labor Council’s are providing one-time relief of up to $500 to union members who: DO NOT qualify for Unemployment Insurance Were Laid off/lost their employment due to Covid-19 AND Have Recently worked in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, or San Mateo County For further information please see the attached flyer below.

Grab & Go Food!

Covid-19 unemployed union members who live or work in San Mateo County are eligible to sign up for the food distribution. Please see the attached flyer for further details.

What’s New in 767?

Local 767’s By-laws Committee has been working on our Local By-laws and we hope to have ratification and submit them to the IUPAT by the end of the year. The 2020 Women’s Build Nation Conference and the IUPAT Women’s Caucus were just held. We will be looking into possibly setting up a Woman’s Committee at […]

Future Work in North Valley!

As Sacramento’s sky line increase so does Local 767’s ability to secure work in the Northern Valley. Some of the project in the area are Shasta County Court House, Hospital in Oroville, O Street Project, P Street Project, 10th and O, 7th and Richards, Calstrs, Sacramento Court House, and Sutter Roseville Medical Center. Local 767’s […]

Keeping Our Work Union!

Marathon Refinery will be switching over to renewable diesel and proud to say that they will be honoring the PLA (Project Labor Agreement) in place. That PLA contract will be ending in 2023, they have plans to honor the PLA in place and extend it after 2023. Chevron Refinery will be having their turn around […]

Not Working?

Currently the out of work list is at 4 glaziers; 2 journeymen and 2 apprentice. The union office has received requests for glaziers, therefore I expect the list to be empty again soon. If you are not working call the office at (415) 625-0225 to be placed on the list. Be advised the first working […]

Limited Edition LU 718 Jacket!

DC16 Volunteer Activist Committee Local Union 718 members Chris Burnett, Glenn Dispo, Derek Jones, Orlando Martinez, Errol Oliver, Leonard Quintana, Dale Demmings, and Madison Hull participated in 5 VAC events or more in 2019. These active members will be receiving an embroidered jacket in recognition of there above and beyond efforts. Due to the shelter […]

4 Days Left… Are You Registered?

Nevada Voting information Last day to register to vote in person is October 6th, 2020 Last day to register to vote online is October 29th, 2020 https://www.nvsos.gov/sosvoterservices/registration/Step0.aspx Early Voting October 17-30th, 2020

Are Your Skills Up?

Upcoming Training- register online https://www.dc16star.org/class-registration/ October 7 & 8: ICRA/ COVID-19 Awareness (2 day online class, 5pm-9pm). October 21-22: ICRA/ COVID-19 Awareness (2 day online class, 5pm-9pm). October 24: Booms & Lifts (in person, 6am-2:30pm).

Future Work in Sacramento

Hello Brothers and Sisters, work in the Sacramento has remained steady even through the COVID-19 pandemic. We have lots of work coming from our Project Labor Agreements downtown and at the railyards. We also have the Drywall Finishing getting ready to go by the beginning of 2021 for the Redding Courthouse. So if you know […]

Trades Introductory Program

The Vallejo T.I.P. (Trades Introductory Program) recently completed classes, graduating students are transitioning into construction jobs. 10 Total graduates of which 3 were interested in getting into Painting, 2 interested in Drywall and 1 interested in Glazing. We work with the T.I.P. Program instructors by volunteering to do presentations to the class to show our […]

Red to Orange!

Dear members, Please see below for a press statement that was just released related to the County Health Officer’s Revised Risk Reduction Order, which will go into effect when the County moves into the State’s Orange Tier.  See here for an Executive Summary of the revised order. Also, there are free flu shots and covid-19 […]

Project Labor Agreements

Dear members, here is a list of all the South Bay PLA’s that we have been working with the Building trades to get. Project Labor Agreements (PLA’s) in Santa Clara County County of Santa Clara Almaden Expressway Repaving Project De Paul Hospital Capitol Expressway Pavement Rehabilitation Project Foothill Expressway Improvements O’Conner Seismic Retrofit Project South […]

Fresno County Voters Choice Act

FRESNO COUNTY VOTERS CHOICE ACT INTRODUCTION  In early 2019, the County Clerk/Registrar of Voters held community meetings to explore whether or not Fresno County should convert to the Voters Choice Act (VCA) model.  At the same time, the County was preparing to purchase a new voting system.  Based on input from the community meetings, communications […]

Project Labor Agreements

Below is a list of PLA’S to show you just how much work we will be able to secure if we continue to get Labor Friendly People elected to City Council’s, School Boards, and Federal and State Seats. Please make sure you are registered to vote and VOTE LABOR. A list of endorsed candidates for […]

Important Information

Below is information regarding suggested credit unions, dental services and covid-19 testing. Suggested Credit Unions United Local Credit Union 800-446-8329 or www.unitedlocal.org Operating Engineers Credit Union (OEFCU) 800-877-4444 or www.oefcu.org EECU 800-538-3328 or www.myeecu.org Suggested Dental Services: Dental Source 866-347-2686 or www.mydentalsource.com Bright Now Dental 844-400-7645 or www.brightnow.com Aava Dental 855-228-2336 or www.aava.com  COVID 19 […]

Tradeswomen Build Nations

Good morning All! “The peculiarities of the construction workplace have been used to excuse the industry’s failures to implement equal opportunity for women. But construction industry leaders who have succeeded in integrating women have shown that the same diversity “best practices” that work in other industries work in the construction environment.” -Unfinished Business: Building Equality […]

PLA’s During the Pandemic

San Francisco Mayor London Breed and City Administrator Naomi Kelly, announce finalized citywide project labor agreement to support working people and small businesses on public construction projects in the city and county of San Francisco. This endeavor has been decades long negotiation with the building trades and city leaders to provide sustainable opportunity for future […]

Floor Coverers Annuity Hardship

As of January 1, 2019, Participants are eligible for a Hardship distribution of the balances in the Profit-Sharing Account. This sub account is based on the contributions made on behalf of the Participant on or after January 1, 2019 and does not include the balance of the Money Purchase Account which is based on contributions […]

Large Project in Santa Clara

Large Project with Related Santa Clara is a unique partnership between the City of Santa Clara and Related Companies to create a LEED-certified, multi-phased, mixed-use destination adjacent to Levi’s Stadium. This urban center will incorporate residential units, restaurants, entertainment venues, hotels, retail, and office space to establish a new neighborhood in a pedestrian oriented “live, […]

RNC Anti-Union Tirade

Click Here for the Full RNC Anti-Union Tirade Brothers and sisters, in case you missed it, this past week we witnessed one of the most egregious displays of deliberate anti-union messaging in a speech delivered at the Republican National Convention. Anti-union activist, Rebecca Friedrich celebrated #UnionBusting in front of over 18.5 millionAmericans. If you’ve never […]

USPS Funding Bill

Click Here to Watch the Weekly Government Affairs Update As you know, this weekend the House voted on a bipartisan basis for a USPS bill to stop the theft of our elections through eliminating access to voting. Speaker Nancy Pelosi has officially turned down several requests from her members to take up more economic recovery […]

IUPAT Endorses Joe Biden

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2020 ICYMI: International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Endorses Joe Biden   Today, the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT), one of the largest building trade unions, announced its endorsement of Joe Biden for President of the United States. In a statement, IUPAT General President Ken Rigmaiden […]

Cal/OSHA Reminds Employers with Outdoor Workers to Take Steps to Prevent Heat Illness

News Release No.: 2020-50                                           Date: June 4, 2020 Cal/OSHA Reminds Employers with Outdoor Workers to Take Steps to Prevent Heat Illness   Oakland—Cal/OSHA is reminding all employers with outdoor workers to take steps to prevent heat illness and to review high temperature advisories and warnings in effect across California this week. The National Weather Service […]

Lobby Day

Labor out in force for AB 5. AB 5 entitles workers classified as employees to greater labor protections, such as minimum wage laws, sick leave, and unemployment and workers’ compensation benefits, which do not apply to independent contractors.

Leave No Construction Worker Behind!

Brothers and Sisters, We have a very busy week ahead of us as we keep the work going to provide relief to members suffering lay-offs and hardship due to the ongoing pandemic, as well as, guidance for those going back to work. One thing that we know as Union members, anything that we have, we […]