About DC-6

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District Council 6 of the International Union of Painters & Allied Trades (IUPAT) is an affiliation of IUPAT local unions throughout all of Ohio and Central Kentucky working together as a District Council  to advance the welfare of our members, our communities and the finishing-trades construction industry as a whole.


We Are:


● Painters  ● Glaziers ● Glass Workers ● Drywall Finishers ● Sign & Display Workers
● Decorators ● Paper Hangers ● Fabricators ● Industrial Painters and Allied Trades


Our Mission:


With a commitment to providing the finest craftsmanship in the finishing trades industry, IUPAT District Council 6 seeks to fashion a marketplace in which labor/management cooperation brings added value to our union employers while enhancing the lives of our locals’ members by ensuring job security, safety, training and the wages and benefits they deserve.

DC-6 works to accomplish its goals by:

  • Promoting collective action through organizing;
  • Sponsoring high-level training and education for the industry;
  • Advancing workforce development programs;
  • Securing legislation that benefits our industry;
  • Influencing public opinion through peaceful methods;
  • Encouraging beneficial contractual relationships with employers;
  • Improving interaction between our members and their employers;
  • Enforcing a code of work rules and standards; and
  • Maintaining a strong central representative council.