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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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January 24th - DC7 Newsletter - January 2023

Update from Andy Buck I hope you and your family had a great holiday season. I would like to take some time to look back at 2022 and look forward to 2023 and beyond. Your union is committed to advocating for policies that advance our interest as working people, in Madison, Lansing, and Washington DC. Regardless of what is said at the worksite, your union supports the policies and people regardless of political party. Some policies we were concerned with last year from Wisconsin’s legislative session included changes to unemployment that would have made you, as a union member, do up to four work searches per week and take a job at lower pay or lose your unemployment benefits. Changes to apprenticeship programs were also proposed. We are the true conservative business model,...

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