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IUPAT Announces New Executive Board Members

On August 1, 2021, the general executive board of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) voted unanimously to elect a new executive board with Jimmy Williams Jr. as the organization’s new general president. Gregg Smith will serve … Continue reading

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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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Lisa DeRosia on Why Women Glaziers Should Have a Seat at the Table

Women in Construction Week is underway, highlighting women as a viable component of the construction industry. To celebrate, USGNN™ has spotlighted a female glazier for each of the last two days. For day three, we spoke to Lisa DeRosia of … 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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Industry Unions Speak Out About DOL Proposed Rule Targeting Apprenticeships

An executive order by the Trump Administration that created a task force on apprenticeship expansion has led to a proposed rule by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) creating industry-recognized apprenticeship programs (IRAP). The military and construction industries would be … Continue reading

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