The Future, and the Past

Posted July 31, 2023

The Painters had an allocation vote on July 24th. All 3 years were allocated.The results from the Painters Allocation vote are as follows. 2024 Option#2 1.55 Check,1.54 vacation, .35 H&W, .02 LMCI, .01 Work Preservation, .03 JATTF 2025 Option#2 1.43 Check, 1.44 Vacation, .35 H&W, .03 JATTF 2026 Option#2 1.43 Check, 1.44 Vacation, .35 H&W, .03 JATTF. The Raises will go into effect on January 1.

The Apprentice Graduation was held at Scotts Seafood in Oakland on July 22nd.  Congratulations to our new Painting and Finisher Journey workers. 

The IUPAT has a long history spanning back 136 years. As we look towards the future, we should also take time to remember the past.



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