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23 Sep 2021

DC7 Newsletter - September 2021 news

Update from Andy Buck and Government Affairs Using the Labor Day holiday as a starting point, you will see some GOP candidates lining up to challenge Governor Evers in 2022. I find it quite ironic that anti-union politicians like Rebecca Kleefisch, who is now a talking head for the...

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21 Sep 2021

DC7 Retiree Club - Labor Day Celebration events

Join us for a Labor Day Celebration (Build your own Sub Sandwich) All Meetings Begin at 11:30am 3rd Tuesday of the month. Lunch is served at Noon. Desserts are always welcome!

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30 Aug 2021

DC7 Newsletter - August 2021 news

Update from Brian Baumgartner Painters, drywall finishers, and glaziers around the State of Wisconsin continue to stay busy. Construction is going strong, and the future is looking good as well. I wish it were the same for our brothers and sisters of Local 770. Covid-19 has decimated the...

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28 Aug 2021

2021 DC7 STAR Event & Family Picnic events

10:30am - event starts 2:00pm - drawing 3:30pm - event ends IUPAT DC7 Headquarters S68 W22665 National Avenue Big Bend, WI 53103

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19 Aug 2021

Can an Employer Really Mandate the Vaccine and Masks? news

By: The Previant Law Firm Labor Practice Group Employers have an obligation to provide a safe workplace for their employees. As a result, many employers are implementing mandatory covid vaccination policies and continue to require face masks. Below we provide answers based on the best...

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18 Aug 2021

2021 Winners for Scholarship Essay Contest news

The 14th Annual International Union and Painters & Allied Trades District Council No. 7 Scholarship Essay Contest was judged by the President of the Milwaukee Area Labor Council, Pam Fendt. Many thanks go out to Pam Fendt for volunteering her time and efforts. The awards were presented at...

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17 Aug 2021

DC7 Retiree Club - State Fair Day events

Join us for our State Fair Day (Corn on the Cob and Hamburgers). All Meetings Begin at 11:30am 3rd Tuesday of the month. Lunch is served at Noon. Desserts are always welcome!

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07 Aug 2021

2021 IUPAT Golf Outing events

Door Creek Golf Course 4321 Vilas Rd, Cottage Grove, WI 53527

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20 Jul 2021

DC7 Retiree Club - 4th of July Picnic events

Join us for a 4th of July Picnic (Sausage Sizzle and Ice Cream Social) All Meetings Begin at 11:30am 3rd Tuesday of the month. Lunch is served at Noon. Desserts are always welcome!

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28 Jun 2021

DC7 Newsletter - June 2021 news

Update from Dan Martin on Organizing The months of May and June are transition months for District Council 7 organizing. We are in the process of developing a well-rounded and structured strategy going forward. With the loss of Steve Schreiner as the Director of Organizing, we...

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23 Jun 2021

DC7 Retiree Club news

All Meetings Begin at 11:30am 3 rd Tuesday of the month. Lunch is served at Noon. July 20, 2021 4 th of July Picnic (Sausage Sizzle and Ice Cream Social) August 17, 2021 State Fair Day (Corn on the Cob and Hamburgers) September 21, 2021 Labor Day Celebration (Build your own Sub Sandwich)...

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21 Jun 2021

802 Pro Act Resolution news

Painters and Drywall Finishers of Local Union 802 Resolution to support comprehensive labor law reforms that empower and protect working people by allowing us the freedom to join together at work, negotiate a fair return on our work and hold our employers accountable. WHEREAS, the wage and...

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26 May 2021

DC7 Newsletter - May 2021 news

Update from Andy Buck and Government Affairs I hope everyone is having a good spring, and the fishermen and turkey hunters have been successful! It is truly an honor to represent folks with the best work ethic in the country. Thank you for being the best at your craft each day....

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24 May 2021

BYLAWS RESULTS news

BYLAWS RESULTS : Passed 113 Accept 54 Reject 1 Contested

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05 May 2021

DC7 Bylaws Voting Information news

The bylaws vote will be conducted at the locations listed below on Saturday, May 22, 2021 from 7:00am - Noon (all times are local).

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30 Apr 2021

Organizing Newsletter news

DC7 members, I want to take a moment to discuss organizing and how important it is to the survival of our union. Let me start by saying that while organizing is critical to our survival, it's also the hardest job we have. It's also our number one priority in DC7. The word organizing can mean a...

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23 Apr 2021

Save the Date! news

Mark the following on your calendars! August 7th 2021 IUPAT Golf Outing Door Creek Golf Course 4321 Vilas Rd, Cottage Grove, WI 53527 August 28th 2021 DC7 STAR Event/Family Picnic IUPAT DC7 Headquarters S68 W22665 National Avenue Big Bend, WI 53103

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20 Apr 2021

DC7 Newsletter - April 2021 news

Covid has changed schooling across our council drastically over the course of the last year. In March of 2020 we shut down classes just like everyone else. In order to restart classes, we wrote a Covid plan that had to be approved by Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) here in Milwaukee....

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13 Apr 2021

2021 14th Annual IUPAT DC7 Scholarship Essay Contest news

DC 7 is proud to announce the availability of six (6) college scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,000 for dependents of members in good standing. Applications will be accepted from May 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020. Details are listed below: This scholarship contest is open to all sons...

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09 Apr 2021

Union rep urges state Legislature to tackle payroll fraud news

Labor representative Andy Buck is urging the Legislature to take up measures to tackle worker misclassification and payroll fraud. Buck, the director of government affairs at Painters and Allied Trades, District Council No. 7, serves on the task force as the workers representative. The...

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02 Apr 2021

Open Meeting Notice news

Open Meeting Notice Madison Area Painters and Allied Trades Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee Friday, April 9, 2021 8:30AM Meeting being held virtually via Zoom Meeting Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84775354168?pwd=N3hOVjA2... Meeting ID: 847 7535 4168 Passcode:...

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26 Mar 2021

DC7 Newsletter - March 2021 news

Letter from Jeff Mehrhoff: DC7 members, It has been a year since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down our state and created chaos in our personal and work lives. For many, it destroyed their livelihoods and ability to provide for their families. You have lived through these hardships...

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15 Jan 2021

New Wall Covering Classes Added news

DC7 has added new Vinyl Wall Covering courses to our calendar. Included are a standard 32-hour course (for a total of 7 sessions) and an advanced 20-hour course (4 sessions). These courses will be worth 1.5x the actual hours towards the Star Program. The 32-hour class is meant for members who...

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08 Jan 2021

Coronavirus & Employee Benefits: January 2021 Update news

Sara J. Geenen & James D. Lewis, The Previant Law Firm, s.c. The COVID-19 pandemic will continue to impact workers and workplaces in the new year. As 2021 begins, workers will continue to navigate possible personal or familial illness, school and childcare closures and employment...

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21 Dec 2020

Wanted: Part-Time Instructor news

IUPAT DC 7 is looking for a new Painting Apprenticeship Instructor in the Milwaukee Area and more potential safety instructors across the state. If you or someone you are working with are interested, see the info below and apply. Painter Instructor Qualifications Must be a...

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07 Dec 2020

Congratulations to Jaclyn Weitzel news

Congratulations to Jaclyn Weitzel on being named Executive Director of the Building Trades Council of South-Central Wisconsin! Jaclyn has a degree in graphic design, is a certified EMT and (volunteer) firefighter and worked as a union painter. Jaclyn's professional journey has been extremely...

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01 Dec 2020

IUPAT Helping Hand Champions news

This is a stressful time of year for many in our industry. That's why we're offering a helping hand. We want our members to have the help they need and deserve. If you or someone you know is struggling, reach out. IUPAT Helping Hand

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20 Nov 2020

UIA Update for Michigan workers returning to unemployment news

UIA Update: Workers returning to unemployment should reopen their previous claim Contact: Lynda Robinson , 313-348-8220 The Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) today provided guidance to workers and employers who may be affected COVID-19. Reopening...

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10 Nov 2020

2021 S. Frank "Bud" Raftery Scholarship Program news

At the 25th General Convention held in Washington, D.C. in August 1984 a resolution was passed, creating the S. Frank “Bud" Raftery Scholarship Fund, to honor his service to the International Union all of his adult life, his accomplishments, and his progressive thinking. At the 27th...

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10 Nov 2020

2021 Sports Scholarship Awards Program news

At the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Convention in 1999, the A. L. “Mike" Monroe and Ralph D. Williams, III, Sports Scholarship was introduced and ratified into the Union's Constitution. This groundbreaking program was created to offer student athletes the opportunity to...

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25 Sep 2020

Video Update - Activist Pledge news

A video update from DC7's Jenni Neduzak.

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23 Sep 2020

Video Update - General Member Update news

A video update from DC7's Jeff Mehrhoff.

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18 Aug 2020

Talking Points on U.S. Unemployment Insurance news

BACKGROUND AND TIMELINE In March, Congress passed the CARES Act, which gave individuals an additional $600 per week on top of what they would receive from state unemployment insurance. This federally funded weekly “plus up" expired on July 31. The House Democrats passed a fifth...

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23 Jul 2020

Video Update - Benefits news

A video update from DC7's Jeff Mehrhoff.

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16 Jul 2020

Video Update - Organizing news

A video update from DC7's Jeff Mehrhoff.

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09 Jul 2020

Video Update - COVID-19 news

A video update from DC7's Jeff Mehrhoff.

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02 Jul 2020

Video Update - Training news

A video update from DC7's Adam Holmes.

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19 Jun 2020

Video Update - New MCL Benefits news

A video update from DC7's Jeff Mehrhoff.

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18 Jun 2020

Video Update - General Member Update news

A video update from DC7's Jeff Mehrhoff.

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17 Apr 2020

2020 13th Annual IUPAT DC7 Scholarship Essay contest news

DC 7 is proud to announce the availability of six (6) college scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,000 for dependents of members in good standing. Applications will be accepted from May 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020. Details are listed below: This scholarship contest is open to all...

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19 Mar 2020

Coronavirus Update & COVID-19 FAQs news

We have received many questions over the last week about the coronavirus (or COVID-19) and its impact on jobsites, work, and employees' health and safety. In an effort to convey as much information as possible to our clients, we've developed this sheet of answers to frequently asked...

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16 Mar 2020

COVID-19 Response news

The Painters & Allied Trades District Council 7 has been closely monitoring the news and implications of the continuing spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). As you may have learned, COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that spreads from person to person. The District Council understands that...

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24 Jan 2020

Video Update - Training news

A video update from DC7's Jeff Mehrhoff.

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20 Jan 2020

Omni Organizing Update #12 news

A video update from DC7's Adam Holmes.

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17 Jan 2020

2020 S. Frank “Bud” Raftery Scholarship Program news

At the 25th General Convention held in Washington, D.C. in August 1984 a resolution was passed, creating the S. Frank “Bud" Raftery Scholarship Fund, to honor his service to the International Union all of his adult life, his accomplishments, and his progressive thinking. At the 27th...

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17 Jan 2020

2020 Sports Scholarship Awards Program news

At the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Convention in 1999, the A. L. “Mike" Monroe and Ralph D. Williams, III, Sports Scholarship was introduced and ratified into the Union's Constitution. This groundbreaking program was created to offer student athletes the opportunity to...

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14 Jan 2020

Video Update - Health & Pension Funds news

A video update from DC7's Jeff Mehrhoff.

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20 Dec 2019

Video Update - 2020 Outlook news

A video update from DC7's Jeff Mehrhoff.

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16 Dec 2019

Omni Organizing Update #10 news

A video update from DC7's Andy Buck.

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13 Dec 2019

Video Update - Holiday news

A video update from DC7's Jeff Mehrhoff.

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20 Nov 2019

2020 S. Frank "Bud" Raftery Scholarship Program news

At the 25th General Convention held in Washington, DC, in August 1984, to honor his service to the International Union all his adult life, and his accomplishments and progressive thinking, a resolution was passed creating the S. Frank “Bud" Raftery Scholarship Fund. At the 27th General...

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20 Nov 2019

2020 A. L. "Mike" Monroe / Ralph D. Williams, III Sports Scholarship Program news

At the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Convention in 1999, the A. L. “Mike" Monroe and Ralph D. Williams, III, Sports Scholarship was introduced and ratified into the Union's Constitution. This groundbreaking program was created to offer student athletes the opportunity to...

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18 Nov 2019

Omni Organizing Update #6 news

A video update from DC7's Jeff Mehrhoff.

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13 Nov 2019

Aurora EAP - Stress-Free Debt Elimination news

Mortgages, student loans, car payments, credit card debt. Americans owe $13 trillion, and those aged 35-54 owe at least $133,000 in total household debt. While there is good reason to avoid unnecessary accumulation of debt, borrowing money remains easy to do. Preventing accumulation and...

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11 Nov 2019

Omni Organizing Update #5 news

A video update from DC7's Adam Gifford.

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04 Nov 2019

Omni Organizing Update #4 news

A video update from DC7's Andy Buck.

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29 Oct 2019

Omni Organizing Update #3 news

A video update from DC7's Jeff Mehrhoff.

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15 Oct 2019

Job Opening: Floor Specialist - Epoxy news

Job Description: Industrial Floor specialists will work with fluid applied material (epoxy) to create seamless floor surfaces. This job will require frequent in state travel with infrequent out of state work. This is an hourly paid position which offers health insurance and retirement...

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01 Oct 2019

From the Front Lines: The IUPAT Fights for All Working People news

Episode 7. “We Are Union: From the Front Lines" is an IUPAT-original documentary series on Labor's fight to protect workers from diverse backgrounds, organize politically and repair America's crumbling infrastructure. Weaving stories of rank-and-file members, union apprentices and...

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30 Sep 2019

From the Front Lines: Raising the Bar news

Episode 6. “We Are Union: From the Front Lines" is an IUPAT-original documentary series on Labor's fight to protect workers from diverse backgrounds, organize politically and repair America's crumbling infrastructure. Weaving stories of rank-and-file members, union apprentices and...

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27 Sep 2019

From the Front Lines: Opportunity for All news

Episode 5. “We Are Union: From the Front Lines" is an IUPAT-original documentary series on Labor's fight to protect workers from diverse backgrounds, organize politically and repair America's crumbling infrastructure. Weaving stories of rank-and-file members, union apprentices and...

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23 Sep 2019

From the Front Lines: Inclusion through Community Partnership news

Episode 4. “We Are Union: From the Front Lines" is an IUPAT-original documentary series on Labor's fight to protect workers from diverse backgrounds, organize politically and repair America's crumbling infrastructure. Weaving stories of rank-and-file members, union apprentices and...

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19 Sep 2019

From the Front Lines: Mobilizing & Local Politics news

Episode 3. “We Are Union: From the Front Lines" is an IUPAT-original documentary series on Labor's fight to protect workers from diverse backgrounds, organize politically and repair America's crumbling infrastructure. Weaving stories of rank-and-file members, union apprentices and...

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17 Sep 2019

From the Front Lines: Built to Last news

Episode 2. “We Are Union: From the Front Lines" is an IUPAT-original documentary series on Labor's fight to protect workers from diverse backgrounds, organize politically and repair America's crumbling infrastructure. Weaving stories of rank-and-file members, union apprentices and organizers...

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11 Sep 2019

From the Front Lines: What it Takes to Organize news

Episode 1. “We Are Union: From the Front Lines" is an IUPAT-original documentary series on Labor's fight to protect workers from diverse backgrounds, organize politically and repair America's crumbling infrastructure. Weaving stories of rank-and-file members, union apprentices and organizers on...

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12 Aug 2019

2019 Winners for Scholarship Essay Contest news

The 12 th Annual International Union and Painters & Allied Trades District Council No. 7 Scholarship Essay Contest was judged by the President of the Wisconsin State AFL-CIO, Stephanie Bloomingdale. Many thanks go out to Stephanie Bloomingdale for volunteering her time and efforts....

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26 Jul 2019

Video Update - STAR Program news

A video update from DC7's Jeff Mehrhoff.

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26 Jul 2019

Video Update - Organizing news

A video update from DC7's Jeff Mehrhoff.

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26 Jul 2019

Video Update - Wage Theft news

A video update from DC7's Andy Buck.

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10 Jul 2019

Video Update - Jenny Neduzak news

A video update from DC7's Jenny Neduzak.

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05 Jul 2019

Video Update - Adam Holmes news

A video update from DC7's Adam Holmes.

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02 Jul 2019

Video Update - Jeff Mehrhoff news

A video update from DC7's Jeff Mehrhoff.

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06 Jun 2019

13th Annual DC7 Golf Outing Registration news

DON'T WAIT, register early! This event is not just for DC7 members, invite family and friends to join in on the fun! Entry fee and registration form are due by July 20th! Download Registration Form

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10 May 2019

2019 12th Annual IUPAT DC7 Scholarship Essay Contest news

DC 7 is proud to announce the availability of six (6) college scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,000 for dependents of members in good standing. Applications will be accepted from May 1, 2019 through July 8, 2019. Please see the attached document for more information.

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30 Apr 2019

Video Update - Jeff Mehrhoff news

A video update from DC7's Jeff Mehrhoff.

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24 Apr 2019

IUPAT DC7 Supports Governor Evers' Budget news

Big Bend, Wisconsin – (April 24, 2019) – Appearing at today's Joint Committee on Finance hearing in Green Bay, members from the Painters & Allied Trades, District Council No. 7 expressed their support for Governor Evers' Budget. "We applaud Governor Evers' peoples' budget, after 8...

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15 Apr 2019

IUPAT DC7 Supports Evers’ Executive Order on Payroll Fraud & Worker Misclassification news

Big Bend, Wisconsin – (April 15, 2019) – Monday, April 15, 2019, in Madison, Governor Evers signed an executive order taking action against employers who fraudulently misclassify their workers. “The actions taken by Governor Evers are in sharp contrast to the last eight years of inaction...

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11 Mar 2019

IUPAT DC7 & WISCAP Partner to Fight Poverty news

Big Bend, Wisconsin – (March 7, 2019) –The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, District Council No. 7 (IUPAT DC7) has just joined in an exciting partnership with Wisconsin Community Action Program Association (WISCAP). This partnership will bring together the largest...

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14 Sep 2018

2019 Sports Scholarship Awards Program news

At the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Convention in 1999, the A. L. “Mike" Monroe and Ralph D. Williams, III, Sports Scholarship was introduced and ratified into the Union's Constitution. This groundbreaking program was created to offer student athletes the opportunity to...

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14 Sep 2018

2019 S. Frank “Bud” Raftery Scholarship Program news

At the 25th General Convention held in Washington, D.C. in August 1984 a resolution was passed, creating the S. Frank “Bud" Raftery Scholarship Fund, to honor his service to the International Union all of his adult life, his accomplishments, and his progressive thinking. At the 27th...

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03 Sep 2018

Laborfest '18 events

The South Central Federation of Lab or presents: Laborfest '18 September 3rd, 2018 Noon to 5:30pm Madison Labor Temple Grounds 1602 South Park Street Madison, WI 53713 Events: Red Hot Horn Dawgs - 12pm Solidarity Roll Call - 2pm The Jimmys - 3pm Magic Show - 1pm & 3pm Silent...

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07 Aug 2018

2018 Winners for Scholarship Essay Contest news

The 11th Annual International Union and Painters & Allied Trades District Council No. 7 Scholarship Essay Contest was judged by Attorney Nathan D. Eisenberg. Many thanks go out to Attorney Eisenberg for volunteering his time and efforts. The awards were presented at the Wednesday, August 1,...

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04 Aug 2018

2018 12th Annual DC7 Golf Outing events

Join our golf outing, Saturday August 4th, 2018 at the Door Creek Golf Course. This event is not just for DC7 members, invite your family and friends to join in on the fun! Your participation helps us raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Don't wait... register early! The entry fee and...

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09 Jul 2018

2018 12th Annual DC7 Golf Outing news

Join our golf outing, Saturday August 4th, 2018 at the Door Creek Golf Course. This event is not just for DC7 members, invite your family and friends to join in on the fun! Your participation helps us raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Don't wait... register early! The entry fee and...

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21 Jun 2018

LU 802 Madison Meeting meetings

Local 802 is the largest mixed paint/drywall finishing local by geographical area in the state of WI covering 39 counties. It is centered in Madison WI but covers most of the large urban areas of the state excluding Milwaukee. Local 802 was chartered on November 1st, 1902. Local 802 holds its...

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20 Jun 2018

LU 941 Madison Meeting meetings

Local 941 is our glazing local centered in Madison, WI. Local 941 covers 9 counties in central and western WI. Local 941 was chartered March 24th, 1938. Local 941 holds its monthly meetings the third Wednesday of each month at the Madison Labor Temple, 1602 S. Park Street. Madison, WI at...

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18 Jun 2018

LU 781 Milwaukee meetings

Local 781 is our largest mixed paint/drywall finishing local by membership centered in the Milwaukee area and it covers five counties; Jefferson, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington, and Waukesha. Local 781 was chartered on April 1st, 1912. 781 holds its monthly meetings the third Monday of each...

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14 Jun 2018

LU 108 Racine Meeting meetings

Local 108 is our smallest paint local by size and it covers Racine county. Local was chartered on September 16th, 1895. Local 108 holds its monthly meetings the second Thursday of the month at the Racine Labor Temple 1840 Sycamore Ave, Racine, WI at 5:00 pm.

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13 Jun 2018

LU 770 Milwaukee Meeting meetings

Local 770 is our sign/display and show floor local covering the entire state of WI and a location in Northern Illinois. . Local 770 was chartered on December 29th, 1921. Local 770 holds its monthly meetings the second Wednesday of each month at 3400 w. loomis Road, Greenfield, WI at 5:30...

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12 Jun 2018

LU 934 Kenosha Meeting meetings

Local 934 our mixed drywall and Paint local is centered in Kenosha, WI. Local 934 covers Kenosha and Walworth counties. Local 934 was chartered on March 30th, 1903. Local 934 holds its monthly meetings the second Tuesday of the month at the Kenosha Labor Temple, 3030 39 th Ave, Kenosha , WI...

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11 Jun 2018

LU 1011 Upper Peninsula Meeting meetings

Local 1011 is out paint local in the UP of Michigan. Centered around the Escananba MI area, Local 1011 covers 15 counties. Local 1011 was chartered on May 30th, 1996. Local 1011 holds its monthly meeting the second Monday of each month at the Gladstone, Michigan, Painters Training Center,...

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07 Jun 2018

LU 1204 Milwaukee Meeting meetings

Local 1204 is our largest Glazing local by both size and membership. Local 1204 covers 15 counties and is centered in the Milwaukee area. Local 1204 was chartered on May 5th, 1924. Local 1204 holds its monthly meeting the first Thursday of the month at friends on Forest Home, 5614 W. Forest...

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03 Jun 2018

LU 579 Milwaukee Meeting meetings

Local 579 is our paint makers union and it covers the PPG paint manufacturing facility in Oak Creek, WI. Local 579 was chartered on January 28th, 1935. Local 579 holds its monthly meetings the first Sunday of the month at 10:00am at the District Council 7 headquarters in Big Bend.

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24 May 2018

LU 1204 Milwaukee meetings

Local 1204 is our largest Glazing local by both size and membership. Local 1204 covers 15 counties and is centered in the Milwaukee area. Local 1204 was chartered on May 5th, 1924. This meeting will be held at: Sidelines W6278 Greenville, WI

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21 May 2018

LU 781 Milwaukee meetings

Local 781 is our largest mixed paint/drywall finishing local by membership centered in the Milwaukee area and it covers five counties; Jefferson, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington, and Waukesha. Local 781 was chartered on April 1st, 1912. 781 holds its monthly meetings the third Monday of each...

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17 May 2018

LU 802 Madison Meeting meetings

Local 802 is the largest mixed paint/drywall finishing local by geographical area in the state of WI covering 39 counties. It is centered in Madison WI but covers most of the large urban areas of the state excluding Milwaukee. Local 802 was chartered on November 1st, 1902. Local 802 holds its...

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16 May 2018

LU 941 Madison Meeting meetings

Local 941 is our glazing local centered in Madison, WI. Local 941 covers 9 counties in central and western WI. Local 941 was chartered March 24th, 1938. Local 941 holds its monthly meetings the third Wednesday of each month at the Madison Labor Temple, 1602 S. Park Street. Madison, WI at...

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14 May 2018

LU 1011 Upper Peninsula Meeting meetings

Local 1011 is out paint local in the UP of Michigan. Centered around the Escananba MI area, Local 1011 covers 15 counties. Local 1011 was chartered on May 30th, 1996. Local 1011 holds its monthly meeting the second Monday of each month at the Gladstone, Michigan, Painters Training Center,...

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11 May 2018

2018 11th Annual IUPAT DC7 Scholarship Essay Contest news

DC 7 is proud to announce the availability of six (6) college scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,000 for dependents of members in good standing. Applications will be accepted from May 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018. Please see the attached document for more information.

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10 May 2018

LU 108 Racine Meeting meetings

Local 108 is our smallest paint local by size and it covers Racine county. Local was chartered on September 16th, 1895. Local 108 holds its monthly meetings the second Thursday of the month at the Racine Labor Temple 1840 Sycamore Ave, Racine, WI at 5:00 pm.

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09 May 2018

LU 770 Milwaukee Meeting meetings

Local 770 is our sign/display and show floor local covering the entire state of WI and a location in Northern Illinois. . Local 770 was chartered on December 29th, 1921. Local 770 holds its monthly meetings the second Wednesday of each month at 3400 w. loomis Road, Greenfield, WI at 5:30...

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08 May 2018

LU 934 Kenosha Meeting meetings

Local 934 our mixed drywall and Paint local is centered in Kenosha, WI. Local 934 covers Kenosha and Walworth counties. Local 934 was chartered on March 30th, 1903. Local 934 holds its monthly meetings the second Tuesday of the month at the Kenosha Labor Temple, 3030 39 th Ave, Kenosha , WI...

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06 May 2018

LU 579 Milwaukee Meeting meetings

Local 579 is our paint makers union and it covers the PPG paint manufacturing facility in Oak Creek, WI. Local 579 was chartered on January 28th, 1935. Local 579 holds its monthly meetings the first Sunday of the month at 10:00am at the District Council 7 headquarters in Big Bend.

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03 May 2018

LU 1204 Milwaukee Meeting meetings

Local 1204 is our largest Glazing local by both size and membership. Local 1204 covers 15 counties and is centered in the Milwaukee area. Local 1204 was chartered on May 5th, 1924. Local 1204 holds its monthly meeting the first Thursday of the month at friends on Forest Home, 5614 W. Forest...

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19 Apr 2018

LU 802 Madison Meeting meetings

Local 802 is the largest mixed paint/drywall finishing local by geographical area in the state of WI covering 39 counties. It is centered in Madison WI but covers most of the large urban areas of the state excluding Milwaukee. Local 802 was chartered on November 1st, 1902. Local 802 holds its...

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19 Apr 2018

DC7 members donate time and materials to help local non-profit news

After Custom Canines Service Dog Academy, a training center for service dogs, was vandalized by BB gun bullets last month, two local groups stepped up to help them repair the damage. "We arrived here at the facility to find that our front window had been shattered by bb guns and it was very...

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18 Apr 2018

LU 941 Madison Meeting meetings

Local 941 is our glazing local centered in Madison, WI. Local 941 covers 9 counties in central and western WI. Local 941 was chartered March 24th, 1938. Local 941 holds its monthly meetings the third Wednesday of each month at the Madison Labor Temple, 1602 S. Park Street. Madison, WI at...

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16 Apr 2018

LU 781 Milwaukee meetings

Local 781 is our largest mixed paint/drywall finishing local by membership centered in the Milwaukee area and it covers five counties; Jefferson, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington, and Waukesha. Local 781 was chartered on April 1st, 1912. 781 holds its monthly meetings the third Monday of each...

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12 Apr 2018

LU 108 Racine Meeting meetings

Local 108 is our smallest paint local by size and it covers Racine county. Local was chartered on September 16th, 1895. Local 108 holds its monthly meetings the second Thursday of the month at the Racine Labor Temple 1840 Sycamore Ave, Racine, WI at 5:00 pm.

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11 Apr 2018

LU 770 Milwaukee Meeting meetings

Local 770 is our sign/display and show floor local covering the entire state of WI and a location in Northern Illinois. . Local 770 was chartered on December 29th, 1921. Local 770 holds its monthly meetings the second Wednesday of each month at 3400 w. loomis Road, Greenfield, WI at 5:30...

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10 Apr 2018

LU 934 Kenosha Meeting meetings

Local 934 our mixed drywall and Paint local is centered in Kenosha, WI. Local 934 covers Kenosha and Walworth counties. Local 934 was chartered on March 30th, 1903. Local 934 holds its monthly meetings the second Tuesday of the month at the Kenosha Labor Temple, 3030 39 th Ave, Kenosha , WI...

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09 Apr 2018

LU 1011 Upper Peninsula Meeting meetings

Local 1011 is out paint local in the UP of Michigan. Centered around the Escananba MI area, Local 1011 covers 15 counties. Local 1011 was chartered on May 30th, 1996. Local 1011 holds its monthly meeting the second Monday of each month at the Gladstone, Michigan, Painters Training Center,...

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05 Apr 2018

LU 1204 Milwaukee Meeting meetings

Local 1204 is our largest Glazing local by both size and membership. Local 1204 covers 15 counties and is centered in the Milwaukee area. Local 1204 was chartered on May 5th, 1924. Local 1204 holds its monthly meeting the first Thursday of the month at friends on Forest Home, 5614 W. Forest...

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01 Apr 2018

LU 579 Milwaukee Meeting meetings

Local 579 is our paint makers union and it covers the PPG paint manufacturing facility in Oak Creek, WI. Local 579 was chartered on January 28th, 1935. Local 579 holds its monthly meetings the first Sunday of the month at 10:00am at the District Council 7 headquarters in Big Bend.

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21 Mar 2018

LU 941 Madison Meeting meetings

Local 941 is our glazing local centered in Madison, WI. Local 941 covers 9 counties in central and western WI. Local 941 was chartered March 24th, 1938. Local 941 holds its monthly meetings the third Wednesday of each month at the Madison Labor Temple, 1602 S. Park Street. Madison, WI at...

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19 Mar 2018

LU 781 Milwaukee meetings

Local 781 is our largest mixed paint/drywall finishing local by membership centered in the Milwaukee area and it covers five counties; Jefferson, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington, and Waukesha. Local 781 was chartered on April 1st, 1912. 781 holds its monthly meetings the third Monday of each...

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15 Mar 2018

LU 802 Madison Meeting meetings

Local 802 is the largest mixed paint/drywall finishing local by geographical area in the state of WI covering 39 counties. It is centered in Madison WI but covers most of the large urban areas of the state excluding Milwaukee. Local 802 was chartered on November 1st, 1902. Local 802 holds its...

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14 Mar 2018

LU 770 Milwaukee Meeting meetings

Local 770 is our sign/display and show floor local covering the entire state of WI and a location in Northern Illinois. . Local 770 was chartered on December 29th, 1921. Local 770 holds its monthly meetings the second Wednesday of each month at 3400 w. loomis Road, Greenfield, WI at 5:30...

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13 Mar 2018

LU 934 Kenosha Meeting meetings

Local 934 our mixed drywall and Paint local is centered in Kenosha, WI. Local 934 covers Kenosha and Walworth counties. Local 934 was chartered on March 30th, 1903. Local 934 holds its monthly meetings the second Tuesday of the month at the Kenosha Labor Temple, 3030 39 th Ave, Kenosha ,...

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12 Mar 2018

LU 1011 Upper Peninsula Meeting meetings

Local 1011 is out paint local in the UP of Michigan. Centered around the Escananba MI area, Local 1011 covers 15 counties. Local 1011 was chartered on May 30th, 1996. Local 1011 holds its monthly meeting the second Monday of each month at the Gladstone, Michigan, Painters Training Center,...

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08 Mar 2018

LU 108 Racine Meeting meetings

Local 108 is our smallest paint local by size and it covers Racine county. Local was chartered on September 16th, 1895. Local 108 holds its monthly meetings the second Thursday of the month at the Racine Labor Temple 1840 Sycamore Ave, Racine, WI at 5:00 pm.

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01 Mar 2018

LU 1204 Milwaukee Meeting meetings

Local 1204 is our largest Glazing local by both size and membership. Local 1204 covers 15 counties and is centered in the Milwaukee area. Local 1204 was chartered on May 5th, 1924. Local 1204 holds its monthly meeting the first Thursday of the month at friends on Forest Home, 5614 W. Forest...

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24 Feb 2018

Working People's Day of Action - Feb 24th events

Around the country, workers are taking a stand against the continued assault on the rights of working people! Saturday February 24th, 2018 State Street & Capital Lawn Madison, Wisconsin AFSCME Wisconsin invites you to stand with us, and our partner...

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14 Feb 2018

Wisconsin State Building Trades Convention events

Feb 15th and 16th Madison Concourse hotel

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22 Sep 2017

New Apprentices Sworn In events

A big congratulations to the nine new apprentices that were recently sworn in by General President Ken Rigmaiden! Take a look at some of the photos from the event.

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12 Sep 2017

IUPAT DC7 Supports Local Charities news

Oak Creek Celebrations Commission gave a very moving presentation at the the District Council 7 Delegate Meeting. They shared how they were helping homeless Oak Creek High School students, providing them with food, backpacks, hygiene items, school supplies and clothing items. IUPAT DC7 presented...

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30 Aug 2017

2017 Winners for Scholarship Essay Contest news

The 10th Annual International Union and Painters & Allied Trades District Council No. 7 Scholarship Essay Contest was judged by the Honorable Kristy Yang, Circuit Court Judge, Branch 47. Many thanks go out to Judge Yang for volunteering her time and efforts. The awards were presented at...

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30 Aug 2017

Labor Day Events 2017 news

On Labor Day, we recognize and honor the achievements of all of America's working people. As we enjoy the fellowship of our loved ones at a barbecue, fireworks or other community event, it also is important to reflect on the best ways working people can come together to build an economy that...

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02 Aug 2017

Madison Area Conservation Dinner news

Join us for the Union Sportsman's Alliance's 5th Annual Madison Area Conservation Dinner, to be held Friday, September 15, 2017. Doors open at 6:00 pm. The Union Sportsman's Alliance is the fastest growing non-profit, conservation organization working to unite union members...

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02 Aug 2017

Harley Davidson Raffle - LABORFEST 2017 news

In honor of Elliott Copan, Plumbers 75. Proceeds will benefit: Workers Memorial & Stage St. Jude's Children's Hospital Research for Esophageal Cancer Drawing to take place on Labor Day, September 4 , at 5 pm Madison Labor Temple Grounds 1602 S. Park Street, Madison IN...

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01 Aug 2017

Painters needed in Madison area news

IUPAT District council 7 is taking applications for immediate employment in the Madison area for journeyworker painters. Minimum requirements: At least 18 years of age. Possession of a valid driver's license with good driving record. Ability to lift/move 50 lbs. High school diploma/GED or...

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28 Jun 2017

11th Annual Golf Outing news

Dear IUPAT DC 7 members - this will be our 11th Annual DC 7 Charities Golf Outing. In addition to providing an opportunity for camaraderie between our membership, contractors, and friends, we have a unique way of raising funds to benefit IUPAT DC 7 Charities which was extablished to...

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19 Jun 2017

IUPAT DC 7 remembers Edward Weber Jr. news

IUPAT DC 7 remembers Edward Weber Jr. ("Eddie"), who passed away on Sunday, June 4th, 2017. He was the owner of Weber Painting, which is a family business in Local 781. As we send our condolences to his family and all who knew him, see the attached document from his memorial service, or read...

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15 May 2017

2017 10th Annual IUPAT DC7 Scholarship Essay Contest news

DC 7 is proud to announce the availability of six (6) college scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,000 for dependents of members in good standing. Applications will be accepted from May 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017. Please see the attached document for more information .

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27 Apr 2017

A new look for the IUPAT DC7 website! news

It's been roughly 10 years in the making, but District Council No. 7 now has a modern, re-designed website to better server our existing and potential members. This re-design will be completed in multiple phases: Public-facing website - Provides information and resources for prospective...

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