Tag Archives: International Union of Painters and Allied Trades

Union Organization Backs Executive Order In Support of Labor Union and Workers

President Biden signed an executive order on Monday, April 26, establishing a new White House task force to empower and promote labor workers and unions across the country. At least one glazing industry union organization has spoken out in support … Continue reading

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Unions Oppose Homeland Security’s Addition of 22,000 H-2B Visas

Several labor unions, including the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers and the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, are opposing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Labor’s (DOL) H-2B Visa increase. … Continue reading

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“Kind of Like Ballet,” Female Glaziers Reflect on Their Craft

Women in Construction Week is underway, highlighting women as a viable component of the construction industry. While women make up a small percentage of the glazing and overall construction industry workforce, their numbers have grown over the years and several … Continue reading

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IUPAT Campaign Combats Suicide and Substance Use Disorder in Construction

The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) has launched its IUPAT Helping Hand campaign to help combat the high rates of suicide and substance use disorder among construction workers, including glaziers. The goal of the campaign is to … Continue reading

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Harvard Study: U.S. Has Potential to Triple Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships work for the glazing industry and other specialty trades. Researches from the Harvard Business School and Burning Glass Technologies identified what makes these programs work, and how they can be implemented across other sectors. Room to Grow: Identifying New … Continue reading

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