Posts Tagged ‘iupat’

Aug
2015
17

IUPAT Launches Union Veterans Council to “Fight Every Day for Those Who Have Fought for Us”

IUPAT Launches Union Veterans Council to
  The Union Veterans Council has announced the launch of their new website, which will help union veterans come together to fight for the issues that impact them most. This includes good jobs and a strong, fully-funded and staffed Veterans Administration. Veterans’ issues and those of working families are not independent of each other, the…
Jul
2015
24

IUPAT Efforts Uncover Labor Abuses, Safety Gaps in Colorado Painting Industry

  As part of its Constructing Justice campaign, the Denver chapter of the International Painters Union and Allied Trades (IUPAT) had conversations with more than 600 union and nonunion painters over the past year to better understand the labor abuses they face.  The results show a widespread epidemic of wage theft, misclassification, and a…
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Sep
2014
30

Judge Awards $750K to FL Painters Who Took a Pay Cut While Some City Employees Secretly Got Raises

  The city of Deerfield Beach, Florida owes nearly $750,000 in back wages according to a judge who decided that the city broke its bargaining agreement with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT). The workers agreed to take a 5 percent pay cut in 2011 to help the city through a financial [&hellip…;
Apr
2014
23

Painters Union Veteran Hiring Program Graduates Its First Five

Painters Union Veteran Hiring Program Graduates Its First Five
  Last week in Seattle a ceremony was held to recognize graduates from the new Painters and Allied Trades Veterans Program (PAT-VP), which helps transitioning military servicemembers begin careers in the construction trades.  In attendance were representatives of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT), the Finishing…