PAINTERS ARE ON STRIKE!!

Posted July 5, 2023

The membership of the Northern California Painters union rejected a second proposal from management yesterday June 30th. With that being the last effective date of the contract, as of 12:00am July 1 2023, the painter are on Strike. This means no work will be preformed for signatory contractors effective immediately. Members working on PLA’s should report to the Union hall to be re-dispatched. All other members should report to their Local Wednesday Morning at 6am for Strike Duties. See below for rules on working on PLAs or National Agreements during a Strike. STAY STRONG! HOLD THE LINE! Contact your business Rep Joe Sanders with any questions you might have.

DC16 Bylaw

ARTICLE XXIV STRIKES & LOCKOUTS

 Section 24.01 In the event of a strike in support of collective bargaining demands, members who are required by the language of the applicable collective bargaining agreement to continue to work during the strike and who will be eligible to vote on ratification of the agreement being negotiated, shall each be assessed an amount equal to two (2) hours wages per day worked. 

Section 24.02 Procedures regarding strikes and lockouts shall be handled in accordance with Sections 249 through 252 of the International Constitution.

 Section 24.03 The Executive Board shall make themselves available at all times and they shall be, or they shall appoint, a Strike Committee prior to a strike or lockout. Section 24.04 All members who are employed by an employer who is signed to an Interim Working Agreement binding the employer to the terms of the successor Collective Bargaining Agreement shall be assessed an amount equal to two (2) hour’s taxable net wage per each day worked during the strike. Those members so working shall register at their respective Local Union on the first (1st) day of the strike and obtain a work referral. Said members shall report to their respective Local Unions on each Saturday and pay their strike assessment and any other assignment in support of the Union and their Brothers and Sisters. Those members failing to timely pay their working assessment, as described above, shall have their work referral revoked. (a) All monies received from the temporary working assessment shall be accounted for separately and shall be disbursed by the Strike Committee to the members who are performing physical strike and picket duties. (b) The Strike Committee may require written permission or re-dispatch for all members working under the terms of an Interim Agreement and/or Project Labor Agreement

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