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.
Choosing eco-friendly windows can have a huge impact on the energy efficiency and environmental impact of a building. Glaziers jobs in Toronto are ensuring that the work they do is not only great in the present, but is sustainable into the future. With new incentives for eco-friendly buildings, and more consumers keeping the environment in […]
If you’ve been considering taking your knack for residential painting to the next level, you may be wondering about becoming a member of the IUPAT and how that can advance your career. After all, a quick Google search will show you a massive number of people and small businesses willing to paint homes in Toronto. […]
While many people think of commercial paint colours as varying shades of grey and taupe, Toronto workplaces are recognizing the power of paint to set the mood for their workplace. With that, commercial painters in Toronto have their work cut out for them. If you’ve ever spent time in an office that had drab coloured […]
Toronto’s stucco jobs are leaning towards the high end real estate market with stucco exteriors. According to the Q1 reports from Knight Frank’s Prime Global Cities Index, Toronto is now the hottest luxury real estate market outside of China, with a 62.5 percent increase in Toronto properties that are selling for more than 4 million […]
As the city grows, so does the importance of having qualified and knowledgeable hazmat technicians in Toronto. Hazmat Technicians are responsible for responding to emergencies to clean up and contain toxic chemicals and other dangerous materials. Over the next 20 years, an additional 3.5 million people are expected to call the GTA home, and […]
The International Union of Painters and Trades (IUPAT) has had a profound positive impact on the lives of Toronto asbestos workers and hazmat workers, as well as members of the general public. Toronto’s local asbestos workers union are represented by Local 557, 1630, 1819, and 1891. The IUPAT was initially founded in the United States […]
From residential to commercial spaces, giving people a new window into the city can take many forms. Toronto is home to many beautiful examples of jobs completed by glaziers, and the industry shows no sign of slowing down. The combination of the booming population and the popularity of architectural designs with large windows and interior […]
Where will you be on Monday, September 4, 2017? Come and join us in Toronto on University Avenue just north of Queen Street for the LABOUR DAY PARADE! The Parade starts at 9:30 am and we march in mass to the CNE Grounds. Come out, join in, and celebrate with your Brothers and Sisters! Please […]
This past Sunday, we had our annual District Council 46 Family Day Barbeque. We were excited to welcome the families of our union in joining us for a day of fun. We had 2000 people in attendance! There were slides for children, facing painting, a swimming pool, and prizes to be won.
As a member of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, District Council 46 (the “Union”), you are entitled to receive health and welfare benefits, pension and vacation pay (note: those who perform piecework do not receive vacation pay) pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Collective Agreement under which you work.