Posts Tagged ‘painters’

Oct
2015
8

600 AFSCME Members Join Building Trades in Duluth Protest Over Out-of-State Painters

600 AFSCME Members Join Building Trades in Duluth Protest Over Out-of-State Painters
  Union workers have been bannering the Radisson Hotel in Duluth, Minnesota for weeks. As locals, they are offended that the hotel’s new owner decided to use non-union painters, shipped in from Texas, for renovation work.  On Friday, their cause spread as they were joined in solidarity by 600 members of the American Federation of…
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…;
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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…