LU3 Update!

Posted May 31, 2024

Brothers and Sisters,

As we head into June, Painting will be ramping up for school repaints. If you are out of work, please make sure you are on the Out-of-Work List. You can call the local or email me. 510-454-8150 or

Upcoming Project Labor Agreement Projects

OaklandEAST 12th STREET AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECT: Flores Drywall (Taping), Anderson Commercial Flooring, Basco Drywall & Painting (Painting) 

Hayward USD, Longwood Elementary School Modernization:  ACR Glazing Contractors (Glazing), J&R Thompson (Painting), Ironwood Commercial Builders (Taping)

Hayward- CHABOT COLLEGE, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES BUILDING (Phase II) PROJECT: Daley’s Drywall (Taping), ALCAL Glass Systems (Glazing), DSB+ (Flooring)

What is a Project Labor Agreement (PLA)?

Around the Community

On May 14th, District Council 16 Painting Apprentices and Instructors donated their time to Hayward USD Raising Leaders program by painting flower beds in the campus courtyard. This is in preparation of the program’s graduation ceremony June 8th

About Raising Leaders Workshops & Internships

Raising Leaders prepares the next generation of students that were most at risk in our communities. The internships provide positive examples of successful leaders in our community.


Pension is a promise.

Our members are on strike at Gemtron, a glass manufacturer in Indiana, because the company is breaking their promise and trying to do away with the pensions of the workers who make their plants run.

Volunteer Activist Committee

Join us on June 8th for District Council 16 Community Day of Action. We will have several events across various regions. This is a “Golden Ticket” event!! Bring friends and family, everyone is welcome! 

53rd International Convention of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU)

 “Never Back, Always Forward: Hate Cannot Erase Us.” 

Local 3 was represented by members Angelique Davis and Jason “JP” Anthony at the CBTU International Convention in Houston, Tx. 


Rebate Check!

June 14, 2024

VAC Golden Ticket Event

VAC Golden Ticket Event A good time was had by all who attended the VAC Golden Ticket event on June 8th.  Local 83 members and their families came together to help the city of Santa Rosa rehabilitate the dog park at Doyle Park.  We rolled our sleeves up and dug deep to get the job […]

June 14, 2024