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Welcome to our blog for IUPAT Ontario. We’re excited to share up-to-date information regarding various opportunities, events, and news that are currently taking place in the skilled trades industry. We welcome your feedback and topics that are of interest to you.


07
May
2011

Office Closure Monday, May 9th for the funeral of Anna Vettese

With great sadness, we regret to inform you that our dear friend and colleague Anna Vettese has passed away. In honor of her, our office will be closed Monday, May 9, 2011.

07
Apr
2011

Labour News

Labour News 1610 am – Voces Latinas with Fortunato Rao
Every Thursday
LIVE – from 8 to 9 p.m
1610 AM

16
Feb
2011

Glaziers in Action

Glaziers in Action

07
Jan
2011

Health and Safety

As result of the tragedy that killed 4 immigrant workers in December 2009, the Expert Advisory Panel on Occupational Health & Safety was initiated. See the final report by going to http://www.labour.gov.on.ca/

07
Jan
2011

STAR Training Award Recognition Program

STAR 2010/2011

Safety Training Awards Recognition

Participate in the STAR Program and earn chances to win awards.

01
Jan
2011

Effective January 1st 2011

Date: 01/01/2011 01:00 Effective January 1st 2011 the per cap to the International office has been increased by $0.90 for each and every IUPAT member. In 2009 an increase in dues to DC 46 members occurred with the amending bylaws that took effect in January 2010. There will be no increase to DC 46 members […]

03
Nov
2010

Toronto Elections Hit Home

Imagine four years of a Rob Ford Toronto! A Mayor who boasts on election night about abolishing the fair wage policy and contracting out garbage collection will be a formidable foe of working people. The Ford sweep did not change the political balance of Council seats, but the power of the mayor to name an […]

08
Sep
2010

Support Your Labour-Friendly Candidates in the October Elections

Make sure to cast your vote for the labour-friendly candidates during the October 2010 Municipal Elections. This year alone, the IUPAT is endorsing over 50 candidates that will help keep the Fair Wage Policy in tact as well as keep well-deserved positions within the school system.

29
Aug
2010

Discover the Benefit of Joining the IUPAT Ontario Union for Glaziers and Metal Mechanics

Are you looking to become a unionized glazier and metal mechanic in Ontario? Or are you interested in an apprenticeship for a career in the trade? An announcement has been made that glazier and metal mechanics are changing their name to Architectural Glass & Metal Technicians. The trade is well represented by the IUPAT in Ontario, and an intensive training program is provided in collaboration with OIFSC. This construction trade offers pay rates of up to $33.64 in addition to pension plans, benefits and vacation pay.

17
Aug
2010

Young Activists in Ontario Can Bring Positive Change to IUPAT

Are you a natural born leader who feels like you can make a positive impact on union activism in Ontario? You are not alone. In fact, with help from other young activists in Ontario like you, IUPAT hopes to create an atmosphere for greater political action in Ontario. We at IUPAT know that young activists are key to developing our future and continued success. Without you, it would be difficult for our Union to continue to thrive and bring positive change to the Ontario landscape. Our goal is to educate you on the topics of responsible citizenship can bring about social change in Ontario. Young activists can achieve positive change.