The International Union of Painter's and Allied Trades District Council 11 considers itself a vital and flourishing labor organization, which represents over 1,600 members in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Our members include painters, drywall finishers, glaziers, wall coverers, and various industrials.
Each year the IUPAT sends participants from all around the country to the annual Building Trades Legislative Conference in Washington DC. Here (from left to right) Business Manager/Secretary Treasure Dominick Cieri, Poltical Directors Norbert Oliveira and Peter Foote, and Louis Partain from DC 77 listen to General President Kenneth Rigmaiden as he spells out the IUPAT's political agenda.
Rhode Island Classes Begin January 6, 2014.
Monday: Painters Level 1 Painters Level 3
Tuesday: Painters Level 2
Connecticut Classes Begin January 13, 2014
Monday: Tapers Level 2 Glaziers Level 1
Tuesday: Tapers Level 1 Glaziers Level 4
Wednesday: Painters Glaziers Level 3
Thursday: Glaziers Level 2
Friday: Tapers Level 1
DC 11's second-year Industrial apprentice class shows what they can do with traditional roller and brush work, as they harnessed thier talents to spruce up the Cranston Portuguese Club, the Union Meeting place of Local 195 and Local 1333. Pictured (from left to right): Robert Dutra, Pedro Nunez, Jr., Warren Sanford, Maximo DeCaba, Billy Chea (kneeling), Frank Straub, David Larkin, Courtney Mossberg, Sophat Long, Agnelo Varela, and Instructor Willam Glover.
RI Jobs with Justice, another of IUPAT DC 11's essential community partners, celebrated the organizations's 17th year with its Annual Awards Dinner at the Cranston Portuguese Club. Pictured (from left to right): RI JWJ Director Jesse Strecker, RI AFL-CIO President George Nee, RI AFL-CIO Secretary Treasurer (and JWJ Awardee) Maureen Martin, and DC 11 Young Lion Justin Kelley.