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Posted June 2, 2023

The Northern California Painters Agreement (CBA) will end June 30th. Be on the lookout for notifications from DC16 with details on the ratification of the contract. You should be attending your local meetings to stay informed. Please keep that month open for voting to approve or reject the new agreement; ALL PAINTERS need to be available.

For those of you that are currently not working, it is VERY Important to call us at the first of EVERY month to have your name put on the Out-Of-Work List. Work is picking up and we can help put you in touch with any employers that are hiring. And finally, If you have yet to receive your Safety Certifications or have Certifications that need to be renewed – DON’T WAIT! Basic safety certifications should include, 1st Aid/CPR, Booms & Lifts and OSHA 30. These classes are FREE and available to all members! Classes are now available through December so Contact the DC16 STAR Program before your seat is taken. Schedule your class today!



Congratulations to all of the Local 487 members who took home prizes from the raffle at this year’s STAR Event. Special congratulations to Fermin Guzman who took home the Chevy Malibu. Don’t forget to keep your certifications up to date. You can find all upcoming classes at the DC 16 STAR website  PAINTERS- Don’t […]

September 26, 2023

Save The Date!

Its here the Avila’s Cancer Fund 6th Annual Chili Cook Off will be held on November 4th, 2023 beginning at noon at Woodward Park. As always’ s DC16 LU 294 will be sponsoring the event. If you’re interested in participating in the Chili Cook Off go to I will be entering my award-winning chili, […]

September 26, 2023