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International Union of Painters and Allied Trades

Welcome to the official website for the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades’ (IUPAT) Ontario Council. Our Union represents a variety of skilled trades including painters, drywall finishers, glaziers/glass and metal technicians, EIFS/stucco workers, and hazmat workers.

We are excited to provide you with the latest information regarding your Union including career opportunities, trade related training, health and safety issues, and current events at the IUPAT.

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    Members Matter

    At IUPAT, every member is a priority. Whether you’re just starting on your skilled trade journey, an experienced tradesperson, or a retired member, our objective is to support you and your voice.

    Here are some ways we support you:

    • To make sure your voice is heard, we run Local Meetings every month. At these Local Meetings, you can learn about upcoming events, relevant news, and participate in discussions about the union. We want to hear your voice!
    • To make sure you are best prepared for the workplace, we have partnered with FTI Ontario and IFSTC to provide you with up to date health and safety training.
    • To make sure your health and future is well protected, we offer comprehensive benefits, and a pension.
    • Our Business Representatives are available to you whenever you have questions or concerns about your job site, health and safety, or when you’re looking for job opportunities.

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    Call: 1-800-668-1823

    Recent Posts

    New Measures for Ontario under Modified Step 2

    IUPAT Team • January 06, 2022

    Ontario is temporarily moving into Step Two of its Roadmap to Reopen with modifications, in a response to an alarming increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations. This will be effective from Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 12:01 am to January 26, 2022. These measures include: Social gathering is now reduced to 5 people indoors and 10 people […]

    Glazier Jobs Are in High Demand

    IUPAT Team • December 23, 2021

    The Construction industry and most trades, including glazing, took a hit in 2020, mostly due to the result of supply chain issues and delays because of the economic shutdown. Even though construction remained essential, sub-contractors in many instances could not report to jobs. Fortunately, the challenges of the industry in 2020 gave way to a [&he

    Ontario Construction Consortium Newsletter September/October 2021

    IUPAT Team • November 01, 2021

    Ontario Construction Consortium is pleased to present their newsletter FRONTLINE, for September/October 2021. The newsletter will update you on OCC initiatives and events. Visit here for the newsletter.

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