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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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    Chat with one of our Business Representatives today.
    Call: 1-800-668-1823

    Recent Posts

    Ontario Announces Further Restrictions to Stay-at-Home Order

    IUPAT Team • April 19, 2021

    As COVID-19 variants continued to increase over the last few weeks, Ontario announced further restrictions to slow down the spread of the virus and relieve mounting pressures on the province’s health care system.

    Seminar For Members on How to Organize

    IUPAT Team • March 16, 2021

    You have been asking how you can help your Union. In April, IUPAT DC 46 is hosting a seminar for any member interested in learning how to organize. We will also discuss a few other items as they relate to our Union.

    Ontario Construction Consortium Newsletter January/February 2021

    IUPAT Team • March 01, 2021

    Ontario Construction Consortium is pleased to present their newsletter FRONTLINE, for January/February 2021. The newsletter will update you on OCC initiatives and events.

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