Next time you ride the train look out for your fellow DC 9 members! Continuing efforts to recruit new members, DC 9 has launched an ad campaign on the LIRR. Below, please find photos of the ads featuring current members and apprentices.
Thank you for your service to our country. Not only did you defend our country on many different occasions, you also built it with a lot of pride. Your brothers and sisters appreciate everything you have done for us. Hope you have time to reflect on your efforts. Thank you again. Fraternally, Joseph Azzopardi… READ MORE
Painters’ union and New York City Housing Authority create apprenticeship program By Rosa Goldensohn | October 25, 2016 12:40 p.m. Crain’s New York For years, unemployment has plagued the city’s public-housing residents, who rarely could navigate the process to nab one of the well-paid union building trades jobs in and around the developments where they lived…. READ MORE
By Kathleen Culliton | October 25, 2016 2:05pm DNAinfo MANHATTAN — A $26 million apprenticeship program will provide an entry into civil service construction work for New York City Housing Authority residents, officials announced Tuesday. The four-year Civil Service Apprenticeship program will offer 100 people the chance to earn membership in District Nine of the International Union of… READ MORE
By Gloria Pazmino POLITICO New York 10/25/2016 01:30 PM EDT City Councilman Ritchie Torres and leaders from the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (DC9) announced Tuesday the New York City Housing Authority is launching its first civil service apprenticeship program, designed to help NYCHA residents learn building trades skills and secure union jobs…. READ MORE
The 2016 Presidential election is critical to the future of DC 9 and IUPAT. Now, more than ever, it is important for our members to work together and elect the candidate who will fight for those striving for the middle class. Below, please find a series of videos, clips and leaflets from the Union… READ MORE
On September 30, 2016, upon expiration of the current agreement, the members of DC 9 Structural Steel and Bridge Painters Local Union 806 voted to ratify a new 3-year agreement.
August means back-to-school – and it’s never too early to start thinking about scholarship applications! The applications have officially been mailed. If an applicant hasn’t received one, he or she can call (212) 255-2950 to have one emailed, download the PDF, or stop by our office at 45 West 14th street to pick one up. Glaziers… READ MORE
Originally published at DNA Info LOWER EAST SIDE — Community members, legislators and trade union representatives gathered beneath the FDR Drive on Thursday to demand officials take action to remove chipping lead paint they say threatens health and safety on the East River waterfront. A local branch of the Union of Painters and Allied Trades rallied on… READ MORE
Tourette Association of America’s Bayside Headquarters Undergoes a Revamp Thanks to Painters Union Volunteers Bayside, New York – June 7, 2016 – On Saturday, June 4, nine members of District Council 9 (DC 9), Local 1486 volunteered their time to paint the Tourette Association of America’s national headquarters in Bayside. DC 9 Business Agent John… READ MORE