• Painters help Engine Restoration ProjectFairbanks Morse Diesel Engine

    International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 1M helped sandblast, paint and preserve an 80-ton diesel engine in the U.P.

  • 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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  • 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.

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  • Helping the CommunityProject Enchanted Makeovers

    Paint 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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  • Like Painters District Council 1M On Facebook

    Make sure to 'Like' Painters District Council 1M on Facebook to stay updated on all of the latest news, events and photos.  Click below to visit the page.

  • Read the Building Tradesman

    The Building Tradesman Newspaper, established in 1952, is one of the oldest labor union publications in the country. It is a broadsheet newspaper containing information about construction, political, safety and feature news of interest to Michigan’s unionized construction workforce.

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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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Latest Events

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2015 Labor Day Parade
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Painters & Allied Trades
District 1M

14587 Barber Avenue
      Warren, Michigan 48088

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