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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

    Is Your Contact Information Up to Date?

    IUPAT Team • June 17, 2021

    Attention all members, Just a friendly reminder that if you are looking for employment, please make sure your name and correct contact information is on file with the union. (You can call the union at 416-630-9604 or email with your contact information.) If we do not have your correct information, we cannot send you […]

    District Council 46 Scholarship Award 2021

    IUPAT Team • May 26, 2021

    District Council 46 is proud to present our Scholarship Award Program! We will be offering five scholarships to children and grandchildren of IUPAT District Council 46 painters, drywall tapers, glaziers, hazmat workers, stucco workers, sign writers, fireproofers, epoxy floor workers, and polyurethane workers.

    Pop-Up Vaccination Clinic Starting May 19

    IUPAT Team • May 18, 2021

    EllisDon, Modern, Flynn and the COBT have partnered to hold a vaccination clinic for all construction workers and their spouses and family members aged 16 and up residing in the same household.

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