International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Ontario Council | 416-630-9604 or 1-800-668-1823

Welcome to the official website for the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, Ontario Council. Our Union represents a variety of skilled trades including painters, drywall finishers, glaziers/glass and metal technicians, EIFS/stucco workers, hazardous materials workers, and sign writers. We are excited to provide you with the latest information regarding your Union including career opportunities, trade related training, health & safety issues and current events at the IUPAT.



As of Monday May 2, 2016, all residential drywall tapers (High-rise and Low-rise) will be on strike. This includes all hourly and piece workers in the residential sector. All residential tapers that are on strike will be meeting at the picket line on Monday, May 9, 2016 at Hwy 7 and Credit Stone (Expo Powers), at 6:30 AM sharp. For more information, please contact your business representative.


May 12: The next Local 1891 special called meeting is scheduled for May 25 for nominations. All Local 1891 members are encouraged to attend. Please note that residential tapers are still on strike. We will notify our membership when we have more updates on the strike. Also, all ICI Drywall Tapers/Hazmat/EIFS/Spray Fireproofers/Firestopping/Polyurethane have been ratified. We will update membership once we have the results for the glazing industry sector.


May 24: This Saturday, May 28 between 8 and 10 am, there will be a ratification vote for all residential drywall finishers. The vote will be held at the Union Hall at 132 Toro Road. Please be sure to attend!


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