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Western Great Lakes Finishing Trades Institute is applying to become a candidate for accreditation with the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. Persons wishing to make comments should either write to the Executive Director of the Commission, Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Bldg. 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, or submit comments on the Council's website (www.council.org). Persons making comments must provide their names and mailing addresses.



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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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June 5th - 2024 17th Annual IUPAT DC7 Scholarship Essay Contest

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 April 1, 2024 through June 30, 2024. Details are listed below: This scholarship contest is open to all children, including stepchildren and grandchildren, of District Council 7 members in good standing. Applicants will submit a typewritten, double-spaced essay of between 750 and 1,000 words on a topic chosen by the District Council 7 Scholarship Committee. The 2024 essay topic is: What policies have United States presidents put in place to help unions? Which United States president would you consider to be the most pro-union, and why? Download the flyer...


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