• VOTE NOVEMBER 4thMichigan General Election

    Get out and VOTE November 4th!  Click below to view the official endorsement list from the Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council.  More information on absentee ballots and registering to vote can be found under the 'Political Action' tab. 

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  • Camp Liberty Bridge Rehabilitation

    IUPAT Members helped rehabilitate an old bridge that spans the Raisin River, opening up a solid pathway between nearby Austin Road and the spot on which Camp Liberty plans to start building on its property.  Painted in a nice shade of green epoxy, the bridge is 51 feet long by 18 feet wide. 


  • Helping The CommunityPainters & Allied Trades District Council 1M

    The annual D-bar-A-Scout Ranch Mix Fix was held in Metamora, Michigan on May 10th, 2014.  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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  • IUPAT HistoryPainters in the 19th Century

    The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades was founded in the 19th century to set standards for uniform compensation in the trades and provide a community for workers to share ideas and solve problems.

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  • Painting the Mackinac

    IUPAT Painters work to complete paint removal and reapplication of primer and surface paint on the iconic Mackinac Bridge in Michigan. 

  • Recent WorkMJR-Troy Theater

    A Painters District Council 1M drywall finisher employed by Pontiac Ceiling and Partition sands a wall in the lobby of the MJR-Troy Theater. 

  • 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

(586)-552-4474
Local Office