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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

Construction Sites Reopening on May 19

IUPAT Team • May 15, 2020

The Government of Ontario has announced that all construction operations will resume on Tuesday, May 19 as part of Stage 1 of Ontario's three-stage reopening plan.

Health and Safety Practices on Construction Sites

IUPAT Team • May 12, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 virus, Ontario has been in a State of Emergency for over a month now. As of May 4, 2020, some essential construction projects have reopened.

Ontario Construction Consortium Newsletter March/April 2020

IUPAT Team • May 01, 2020

Ontario Construction Consortium is pleased to present their newsletter FRONTLINE, for March/April 2020. The newsletter will update you on OCC initiatives and events.

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