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May 22, 2014, 12:19 ET

Statement by IUPAT General President Kenneth Rigmaiden on the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

A strong workforce development system is a critical tool for the construction industry as we slowly pull ourselves out from the economic depression...

Jan 29, 2014, 14:32 ET

Statement by IUPAT General President Kenneth Rigmaiden on the State of the Union Speech

 The men and women of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) applaud the priorities President Barack Obama set forth in...

Aug 09, 2013, 16:30 ET

PATCH Foundation Provides Local St. Louis Schools with Student Supplies

Ashland and Hickey Elementary Schools Receive Book Bags and Supplies for All Students  On Friday, August 9, local members of the...

Jan 07, 2013, 14:25 ET

Statement by IUPAT General President James Williams on the Nomination of Senator Chuck Hagel to Secretary of Defense

On behalf of the men and women of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, I commend President Barack Obama on his nomination of...

Oct 25, 2012, 10:41 ET
Congressman Bill Shuster addresses International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) members at WD Mansfield Memorial Bridge in McKeesport, PA. IUPAT District Council 57 Business Manager Rocky DeStefano announced his union's endorsement for the congressman on Tuesday, October 23.  (PRNewsFoto/International Union of Painters and Allied Trades)

International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Endorses Congressman Bill Shuster in Pennsylvania

Labor Union cites congressman's dedication to infrastructure investment for jobs a deciding factor to endorse On Tuesday, October 23, the...

Oct 15, 2012, 10:49 ET

PATCH Foundation is Giving 'Dollars for Likes' to United Cerebral Palsy

Foundation Established by International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Rallies Membership for Good Cause This week, the International...

Sep 09, 2011, 14:15 ET

Statement by International Union of Painters and Allied Trades General President James Williams on President Obama's Jobs Plan

The members of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades are encouraged by the tone of President Obama's speech last night, and that he...

Jun 07, 2011, 15:03 ET

Statement from James A. Williams, General President of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, on the Proposed AT&T and T-Mobile Merger

The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) supports the merger between T-Mobile and AT&T because of the positive impact it...

Apr 05, 2011, 09:42 ET

'Tools of the Trade' Takes on a New Meaning for Labor Union

IUPAT sends its message via one of the go-to morning reads of Capitol Hill and beyond Text messaging? Smartphone App? Internet advertising?...

Feb 20, 2010, 12:32 ET
Sep 16, 2009, 18:03 ET

Statement by International Union of Painters and Allied Trades General President James A. Williams on the Newly Elected Leadership of the AFL-CIO September 16, 2009

The following is a statement by International Union of Painters and Allied Trades General President James A. Williams: "The International...

Jan 30, 2009, 16:20 ET

Statement by International Union of Painters and Allied Trades General President James Williams on the White House Task Force on the Middle Class

Following is a statement by International Union of Painters and Allied Trades General President James Williams: "Today, President Obama showed...

Jan 20, 2009, 13:22 ET

Statement by International Union of Painters and Allied Trades General President James Williams on the Inauguration of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden

The following is a statement by International Union of Painters and Allied Trades General President James Williams: "The men and women of the...

Nov 05, 2008, 16:39 ET

International Union of Painters and Allied Trades General President James Williams Statement on the Obama/Biden Victory

The following is a statement by James Williams, International Union of Painters and Allied Trades General President: "This is a proud day for...

Jun 19, 2008, 01:00 ET

International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Endorses Obama for President

WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades today endorsed Barack Obama for President...

Jan 04, 2008, 00:00 ET

Statement from James A. Williams, General President of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, on Iowa Caucus Results

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from James A. Williams, General President of the International Union...

Dec 19, 2007, 00:00 ET

The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Endorses Clinton

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) announced today that it will be...

Sep 08, 2005, 01:00 ET

The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Approaches the $2 Million Mark in its Disaster Relief Fund Created for its Members on the Gulf Coast

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In the weeks leading up to Labor Day 2005, all discussions of organized labor revolved around its internal...