District Council 78 is committed to executing the highest quality. We believe that the right to a fair and livable wage is for all. We value service to our community, leadership that is accessible to our members, as well as safety and training for our members.
The IUPAT represents men and women in the United States and Canada who work in the Finishing Trades of commercial and industrial painting, drywall finishing, glazing, floor covering, sign and trade show/convention display.
Download the app today to have tools and resources on hand for work and and your membership status. This includes viewing your contact information, access to your dues status, as well as your training certifications (e.g. OSHA, CAS, etc.) that can be quickly shared with employers via email when required.
Have a question regarding fit test, apprentice schedule, or certificate uploads? Visit the Florida Finishing Trades Institute for updates and training schedules.
Unionization of the workplace is considered to be protected concerted activity under the 1st Amendment. If you would like more information on forming an organizing committee in your workplace or have questions about how we can help, please contact Director of organizing Alex Vargas.
Getting active in your union is the best way to build your career and strengthen your community. District Council 78 members are encouraged to join one of our member-driven committees and join the fight to protect the rights of workers throughout the state of Florida. If you are interested in participating, please contact our Government Affairs & Communications Director Wayne Lukash.
For specific dates and times of local meetings, please contact your local union call directly.