March 29, 2019

Shortage of Skilled Workers Opens Doors to Meaningful Apprenticeships

The path to success often begins with opportunity meeting preparation. For Canadians seeking careers in skilled trades as commercial painters, drywall finishers, or glaziers, opportunity is most certainly knocking.

March 19, 2019

How Unions Help All Workers – Unionized Worker in Canada More Likely to Have Retirement Benefits Than Non-Unionized Worker

A unionized worker in Canada stands to enjoy a number of benefits that aren’t available to workers not covered by a collective agreement, including better wages and working conditions, as well as a more equitable employer/employee relationship.

February 26, 2019

How Unions Help all Workers: The Collective Voice

Speaking with a collective voice, how unions help all workers is by bargaining for higher wages, benefits and working conditions, efforts that help all Canadians and their communities.

November 12, 2018

Start Your Career Now Brochure

Curious about what drywall finishers, glaziers, painters, EIFS/stucco worker, and hazmat workers do? Download this brochure and find out!

October 12, 2018

How to Fund Your Drywall Taper Training

Changing careers or entering the workforce for the first time can involve a lot of work, and that’s before you even get a job. You can get some help with paying for your training and apprenticeship. Read on to find out about grants that can help fund your drywall taper training!

September 05, 2018

How to Start a Career as a Residential Painter!

Whether you are looking for a career change or starting your first career, the number of options can be overwhelming. A career as a residential painter might be exactly what you’re looking for, and IUPAT can help you join this amazing field of work.

July 31, 2018

Start Drywall Finishers Training Today!

Drywall finishers are a critical part of construction and renovation teams in Ontario, especially across the GTA. As housing stock continues to expand, and people continue to invest in upgrading or renovating their existing properties, the demand for drywall finishers shows no signs of stopping.

July 24, 2018

Want to Become a Professional Painter? Here’s How!

Professional painters have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects. This trade is also in high demand in Ontario, offering opportunities for growth and steady employment. Read here to find out how to become a professional painter.

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