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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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December 22nd - DC7 Newsletter - December 2021

Update from Jeff Mehrhoff The DC7 financial report shows that we are stable financially even though hours have been up and down the last couple of months. We are improving our reserve level and it should be close to the 12-month goal sometime next year. As I mentioned last month, there will be opportunities next year with the District Council and I will be announcing those details at the January delegate meeting. Something else that I did not mention was that I intend on having members attend events with DC7 leadership when possible. For example, next week we have the Finishing Industries Forum—the labor/management conference that is put on by our International. I am taking three members with us to the conference. It is important that members see what happens on a bigger...

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