¡Celebrando el Día de los Caídos!

Sisters and Brother, Memorial Day is around the corner and were talking Parades and barbecue, right? But do we know why we celebrate it? Memorial Day honors all those who have died while serving in U.S. military around the country and around the world many people celebrate by attending parades, barbecues and ceremonies usually held […]


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 […]

¡Becas IUPAT disponibles!

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 […]

Plan de Salud DC16

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 […]

Beneficio por AD&D de $4,000 sin costo

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 […]

¡Infórmese sobre su plan de jubilación!

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 […]

¡Se acercan las elecciones generales!

With the general election date of November 8th right around the corner it is important to make sure that your voice is heard! It is imperative that we get out and support those that support Labor! Our livelihoods depend on it! If you have not registered to vote yet and you are eligible, please do […]

¡Beca Walter Cantrell!

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 […]

¡Llamando a todas las mujeres!

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.

¡Votación del Acuerdo Maestro de Pisos!

District Council 16 Northern California Floor Coverers Master Agreement ratification vote will be held on 5/26/2022 from 6am to 5pm. Management has approved their last best and final proposal of a 1 year contract with a $4.00 per hour increase. Please see below for contract and voting locations. District Council 16 Leadership recommends this proposal.

¡Regístrate hoy!

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. […]

Your Vacation Pay – OE Federal Credit Union

OE Federal Credit Union processes all vacation pay for your Local Union.  Vacation Pay on deposit at the Credit Union that is not accessed at least onetime within a 12-month period becomes “dormant” and subject to escheatment.  State Law requires all accounts that do not have member contact in a three or more year period […]

¡Ganadores Walter Cantrell!

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 […]

LU 718 Business Rep Position

Dear Member, Please be advised that District Council 16 is seeking to appoint a Business Representative among the membership of District Council 16, Glaziers and Glass Workers Local Union 718. For you information please see the attached link to the District Council 16 Business Representative’s Job Description. If you are interested in applying for the […]

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.

¡Evento de premios STAR!

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 […]

Help the Oakland A’s!

Dear Brothers and Sisters,If you are an Oakland Resident CLICK HERE TO TAKE ACTION! The Oakland A’s are a long-time provider of thousands of good union jobs that are critical to Oaklanders and their families. The A’s are planning to move from their current home at the Oakland Coliseum to a new, privately financed ballpark […]

Beca Walter Cantrell

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 […]

Mayo es el Mes de Concientización sobre salud mental.

Help is Available If you or someone you know is suffering, you are not alone. 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year. 1 in 20 U.S. adults experience serious mental illness each year. 1 in 6 U.S. youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year. 50% of all lifetime mental […]

Regístrese en el Portal móvil para miembros!

We are excited to announce that your Over-The-Counter Dues can be paid on our Redesigned website at www.dc16iupat.org on the “Pay Member 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 of DC16 and your […]

Glaziers Become AGMT Certified!

As the Architectural Glass & Metal Technician Certification gains traction and becomes required more on projects moving forward, don’t be left behind without this crucial certification. To qualify for the AGMT certification you will need to have: a minimum of 5 years & 7,500 working hours in the glazing trade (to be confirmed through HS&BA) […]

VAC is Open!!!

I am happy to announce that the VAC is back up and running! Due to COVID-19 the VAC program has been shut down for quite awhile. Thankfully most counties have entered into a less restrictive tier and allowed us more flexibility for holding VAC events. Due to Covid-19, we have had to restructure our VAC […]

NEW DC16 STAR Website

The Redesigned DC16 STAR Website is now up! Please visit the DC16 STAR Website at www.dc16star.org where you will have easy access to the STAR Class Schedule, Signing up for Classes, Requesting a Class and more! The STAR Program was designed entirely for DC16 Members to help build the skills you need to succeed. And […]

The Pride January-December 2020

CLICK HERE To view The Pride Magazine January – December 2020 Robert Williams III– COVID-19 Training– AGMT Certification– Work Outlook– DC16 New Leadership – 2021 Contract Negotiations Veteran Spotlights– Michael Scott, Painter, LU487– George Pritchard, Glazier, LU1621– Gerry Sharp, Painter, LU1512– Leroy Schoenenberger, Floor Coverer, LU12 Council News– Centralized Dues– 2020 Stepping-Up Awards– 2019 VAC […]


Dear Member, District Council 16 JATTF is seeking to hire an Instructor from amongst our membership representing all our Crafts. If you are interested in applying, please email your resume no later than Friday, April 2nd by 3:30pm to Liz Herrera at liz@dc16star.org All applicants that have submitted their resume will be invited to attend a […]

Posición de las cuentas por pagar disponible!...

DISTRICT COUNCIL 16 ACCOUNTS PAYABLE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Livermore, California District Council 16, of the International Union of Painters & Allied Trades, AFL-CIO, is a proud trade Union established in 1934 in Northern California. We currently represent 13,000 Finishing Trades Professionals in Northern California & Nevada and we are offering an excellent opportunity to support labor […]

¡Becas IUPAT disponibles!

La IUPAT ofrece dos becas a los estudiantes que desean obtener un título educativo en una institución académica de su elección. Los hijos, hijas y dependientes legales de los miembros de IUPAT en regla son elegibles para solicitar las siguientes becas que se enumeran a continuación. Haga clic en los enlaces para acceder a los formularios de solicitud.

IUPAT recibe al candidato presidencial Joe Biden

Estamos a solo 6 días del día de las elecciones el martes 3 de noviembre. Esta noche a las 5:15 pm EST, el vicepresidente Joe Biden hablará con los miembros de la IUPAT sobre sus planes para estimular la economía y crear más oportunidades de trabajo para los trabajadores de la construcción. Cuestiones críticas están en la boleta este año, incluyendo: […]

Las comerciantes construyen naciones

¡Buenos dias a todos! “Las peculiaridades del lugar de trabajo de la construcción se han utilizado para excusar los fracasos de la industria para implementar la igualdad de oportunidades para las mujeres. Pero los líderes de la industria de la construcción que han logrado integrar a las mujeres han demostrado que las mismas "mejores prácticas" de diversidad que funcionan en otras industrias funcionan en el entorno de la construcción ". -Negocios inconclusos: Construyendo la igualdad […]

Tirade Antisindical Del RNC

Haga clic aquí para ver el RNC Anti-Union Tirade completo Hermanos y hermanas, en caso de que se lo hayan perdido, la semana pasada fuimos testigos de una de las muestras más atroces de mensajes deliberados antisindicales en un discurso pronunciado en la Convención Nacional Republicana. La activista antisindical, Rebecca Friedrich, celebró el #UnionBusting frente a más de 18,5 millones de estadounidenses. Si nunca has [...]

Factura De Financiamiento De USPS

Haga clic aquí para ver la actualización semanal de asuntos gubernamentales Como saben, este fin de semana la Cámara votó de forma bipartidista a favor de un proyecto de ley del USPS para detener el robo de nuestras elecciones mediante la eliminación del acceso a la votación. La presidenta Nancy Pelosi ha rechazado oficialmente varias solicitudes de sus miembros para emprender una mayor recuperación económica […]

IUPAT respalda a Joe Biden

PARA SU PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA 26 de junio de 2020 ICYMI: Unión Internacional de Pintores y Oficios Afines respalda a Joe Biden Hoy, la Unión Internacional de Pintores y Oficios Afines (IUPAT), uno de los sindicatos de la construcción más grandes, anunció su respaldo a Joe Biden como Presidente de los Estados Unidos. En una declaración, el presidente general de la IUPAT, Ken Rigmaiden […]

Cal / OSHA recuerda a los empleadores con trabajadores al aire libre que tomen medidas para prevenir las enfermedades causadas por el calor

Comunicado de prensa n.o: 2020-50 Fecha: 4 de junio de 2020 Cal / OSHA les recuerda a los empleadores con trabajadores al aire libre que tomen medidas para prevenir las enfermedades causadas por el calor Oakland — Cal / OSHA les recuerda a todos los empleadores con trabajadores al aire libre que tomen medidas para prevenir las revise los avisos y advertencias de alta temperatura vigentes en todo California esta semana. El Servicio Meteorológico Nacional […]

¡Ningún Trabajador De La Construcción Se Quede Atrás!

Hermanos y hermanas, tenemos una semana muy ocupada por delante mientras mantenemos el trabajo en marcha para brindar alivio a los miembros que sufren despidos y dificultades debido a la pandemia en curso, así como orientación para quienes regresan al trabajo. Una cosa que sabemos como miembros de la Unión, cualquier cosa que tengamos, es […]