INTERNATIONAL UNION OF PAINTERS AND ALLIED TRADES
WHO WE ARE
District Council 53, located at 1591 Washington St East, Charleston, is a Labor Organization representing over 1,800 members in the construction industry, such as, Painters, Drywall Finishers, Glaziers, Hydroblasters/Vacuum Technicians and Sign and Display workers. Take a moment to check out the latest News and Events, meet our Leadership, and learn more about the Industries we represent.
YOU CAN NOW PAY YOUR DUES ONLINE! Click on the following link to pay your dues online:
You can also have your dues paid automatically, thereby ensuring your dues are always up-to-date. This service is totally free to our members! Just click on the links below to find out more. You can still pay your dues at the Charleston Hall located at 1591 Washington St E, Charleston, WV 25311. You can also mail your dues to our address listed.
Click below to download a form to take advantage of this FREE service:
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FROM THE BMST
National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is a nationwide celebration that brings together business leaders, career seekers, labor, educational institutions, and other critical partners to demonstrate their support for apprenticeship. NAW also provides apprenticeship sponsors with the opportunity to showcase their programs, facilities, and apprentices in their community. The week-long celebration highlights the benefits of apprenticeship in preparing a highly-skilled workforce to meet the talent needs of employers across diverse industries. NAW will be held on November 8-14, 2020. To learn more about DC 53’s Apprenticeship program, contact Dave Barker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dan Poling, BM/ST
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ANNUNITY PLAN AMMENDMENT
The Trustees of the IUPAT Industry Annuity Plan have amended the plan to permit participants experiencing recent layoffs to receive a distribution from their account.
This policy will remain in place as long as the current pandemic affects access to employment.
DISTRICT COUNCIL 53 WINS SAFETY AWARDS
District Council 53 hydro blasters/vacuum members received a total of eight NMAPC zero recordable injury certificates/awards for the year 2019. Continued hours worked with zero injuries: 1,114,668.
Congratulations to those members who were recognized! Thank you for keeping the work site for all.