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IUPAT, DC 7 offers education and training programs that make our members the most knowledgeable and accomplished craft workers in North America.

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Partnering with IUPAT DC7 for painting, drywall finishing, glazing and sign or display work is a win-win. Together, we'll both finish strong.

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Our Association supports the concept that workers need to be professionally trained, qualified and safe. Therefore, they should be treated fairly and be provided with a living wage.

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At IUPAT, we will achieve our goals by following the concept of COVERAGE. Our members understand that the ability to provide "coverage" to surfaces provides our income.

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District Council No. 7 serves locals across the State of Wisconsin and in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

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April 8th - Kronos Hack

Due to the Kronos hack we obviously had so many issues and continue to have issues with our paychecks. Since the breach we have filed AVOs, info requests and a grievance. The responses were horrible and we had filed several wage claims with the state. We eventually got reconciled as far as we received all underpayments owed to us according to the company. There were some mistakes that are being looked into. Recently, all the employees PPG claims to have been overpaid have received "The Letter". This letter gave how much was overpaid for each member and how much they were going to take out at a time. This amount was 8 hours pay which is 20% of our 40 hour paycheck. It didn't have a lot of details to show how the overpayment was figured out. Trying to obtain the details was a wild goose...

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