• 2016 IUPAT Community Day of Action

    IUPAT Members donated their time and over 4,000 gallons of water to be distributed to Flint families affected by the Flint water crisis. 

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  • Annual Boy Scout Camp Volunteer Weekend

    Painters District Council 1M Members volunteered their skills to get the D-A Boyscout Ranch in Metamora ready for families and campers to enjoy this Summer.

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  • Join the Painters of Michigan

    DC 1M U.P. Representative Travis Cary at a job fair in Houghton/Hancock Michigan.  Students used SIM paint sprayer units and learned more about IUPAT in Michigan. Please fill out our online career form if you are interested in career opportunities with the Painters. 

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  • Fighting Prevailing Wage RepealDC1M reps work the phone banks

    A statewide petition drive funded by rich donors has sought to get enough signatures to repeal Michigan's Prevailing Wage Act. The primary outcome of prevailing wage repeal would be to lower worker wages, not save taxpayer dollars. 

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  • Mix Fix 2016

    Over 40 IUPAT members volunteered their time and skills at the annual D-bar-A-Scout Ranch Mix Fix in Metamora, Michigan in early May. At the event, union volunteers worked on facilities to keep them up and running with a new shine for the many Boyscouts that come through the camp each year.

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  • Supporting Our CommunitiesProject Enchanted Makeovers

    Painter Apprentices prepare woodwork for stain and finish for a community project.  Enchanted Makeovers is an organization that helps homeless women veterans, transforming shelters to thriving spaces. 

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  • Mission Statement

    District Council 1M believes that organization and collective action is necessary to foster and adapt ways and means for the continuous improvement of the working and living standards of the members of District Council 1M.

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  • Mission Statement

    We strive to secure legislation in the interest of our members to bring about higher wages, shorter hours and better working conditions and to influence public opinion by peaceful and legal methods in favor of our membership and all organized labor.

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  • Mission Statement

    We work to promote, encourage and bring into existence satisfactory contractual relationships with employers in the industries from which the members of our union are drawn.

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  • Mission Statement

    District Council 1M continues to advance and maintain better relations between our members and their employers and to otherwise enrich the lives of our members and their families and all other working men and women.

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Painters & Allied Trades
District 1M

14587 Barber Avenue
      Warren, Michigan 48088

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