Posted June 29, 2022

On 6/23/22 the Drywall Finishers of DC16 overwhelmingly voted yes on the latest contract offer that will keep them working for the next 4 years with significant increases in wages (Largest Drywall contract offer in DC16 history).

4-year contract for $17.05 total. 19.99% increase to the Total Package over the life of the agreement, averaging 4.99% a year.

Increases to be allocated as per the attached schedule of rates.

Added DDO for a total of 5 per year.

Removal of white pants requirement.

Shift work differential increase from 15% to 20% per hour above Straight Time Rate.

Added language for non-discrimination and labor law compliance.

Point of dispatch to include member’s Local Union.

Added definition of Journeyman Drywall Finisher.

Apprenticeship ration change from 3:1 to 2:1.

Increase schedule:

7/1/2022             $3.00

7/1/2023             $4.35

7/1/2024             $4.70

7/1/2025             $5.00

Thank you to the Local 83 members who volunteered to work the ratification vote. Without your involvement this couldn’t have happened. Congratulations to all DC16 Drywall Finishers!



Brothers and Sisters, We currently have 24 Painters and 23 Tapers on the Out-of-Work List. Local 3 has had 12 Painters and 12 Tapers dispatched so far in the month of February. If you are out of work, please contact the local and place yourself on the Out-of-Work List. Northern California Painters: Per the Northern […]

February 23, 2024

Recovery Committee!

The Southern Nevada Building Trades Union has started a Recovery Committee. This committee is tasked with developing resources and educating members and contractors on the resources the Union has for Mental health and substance abuse. If you are interested in being on this committee please contact Daniel Lincoln 702-939-0594.

February 23, 2024