IUPAT, DC 7 offers education and training programs that make our members the most knowledgeable and accomplished craft workers in North America.

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Partnering with IUPAT DC7 for painting, drywall finishing, glazing and sign or display work is a win-win. Together, we'll both finish strong.

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Our Association supports the concept that workers need to be professionally trained, qualified and safe. Therefore, they should be treated fairly and be provided with a living wage.

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At IUPAT, we will achieve our goals by following the concept of COVERAGE. Our members understand that the ability to provide "coverage" to surfaces provides our income.

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District Council No. 7 serves locals across the State of Wisconsin and in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

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May 26th - Urgent Food Drive

URGENT CALL TO ACTION!! Members from UAW Local 180 have been on strike from CNHi in Racine since May 2nd. Stand in solidarity with our labor family fighting for a fair contract and donate a meal kit. MALC staff will deliver to members on strike in Racine. Drop off donations next week at 633 S. Hawley Rd. Suite 110: Thursday, June 2nd from 9am-6pm Friday, June 3rd from 9am-12pm Please share with your local union, union members, and personal network. Solidarity means you never walk alone!

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