A New Year of Change

Happy New Year! I hope you enjoyed your holidays. This New Year will bring change, and something I think we all are looking forward to – the end of the trusteeship. Please remember, as of January 1, your employer no longer deducts your per capita (window) dues weekly.  It is now the responsibility of the member. Please mail your payments to the office or bring it to your local union meeting. Now, let me address the questions regarding the...

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Progress Report: Onward in the Right Direction

Progress Report: Onward in the Right Direction

In case you’re wondering why this article doesn’t have a political theme, I had to submit it the Monday before Election Day.  No matter the outcome of this election, I want to thank all those who gave their time freely to help support our endorsed candidates and causes. First, just a reminder that vacation check time is right around the corner. If you are delinquent in dues, fines, etc., you will not receive your check until the...

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Union Sportsmen’s Alliance, Michigan-Based Carhartt Unite to Support Conservation

Nashville, TN—The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Carhartt, the nation’s leading brand manufacturer of rugged workwear produced in the United States. Established during Carhartt’s launch of its new ‘Made in America’ line, this unique partnership aligns the Michigan-based manufacturer with North America’s premier hunting, fishing and conservation organization for AFL-CIO union...

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New York Times: Michigan Vote a Test Case on Enshrining the Rights of Unions

An important article about unions in Michigan and the upcoming vote! Michigan’s unions are asking voters to approve a referendum on the ballot this November, known as Proposal 2, that would lock a series of labor protections into the state Constitution, including the right of public sector unions to bargain collectively and a prohibition against the legislature’s enacting a “right to work” law. Read more at The New York...

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Announcing the New DC 1m Website!

Announcing the New DC 1m Website!

This week we launched www.IUPATDC1m.org, a new web site for the benefit of the proud International Union of Painters and Allied Trades members in the great state of Michigan. It’s a work in progress, so bear with us as we continue to post useful information and news for you.  Please pass the word along and share this site...

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