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Member Spotlight: JP Cash

Introducing JP Cash, a drywall finisher and painter for Local 549! His favorite part about his trade is the freedom to work in so many different places. Before he joined DC 57, he didn’t have a steady job with benefits. But now, he has financial security and the opportunity to live out his goals. What […]

Member Spotlight: Kyle Jancsar

Meet Kyle Jancsar, an 80% drywall finishing apprentice out of Local 530. He enjoys the “hustle” of the trades, of showing up and working hard. Before he started his apprenticeship in taping, he was a painter. Now he gets to expand his finishing trades skillset on the job and go even farther in his career. […]

Member Spotlight: Shannon Port

Welcome Shannon Port, a first-year commercial painting apprentice in Local 6! Her favorite part about her trade is that the union provides her with a future. Growing up with a father who’s a retired union member, she saw how his work supported her entire family. Before her apprenticeship and before COVID, she worked as a […]

Member Spotlight: Zach Park

Zach Park is a fourth year apprentice glazier out of Local 751 finishing up his in-class instruction. Prior to joining DC 57, Zach worked customer service jobs, living paycheck to paycheck. Since joining Glaziers LU 751, Zach has been able to learn valuable trade skills at no cost while earning a family-sustaining wage. He’s much […]

LU 530 Swears In Two New Apprentices

Give a warm welcome to DC 57’s newest members, LU 530’s Tomiya Cleckley and Trey Rice. Both were sworn in at yesterday’s meeting and are apprentices working with Masterpiece Painting Company. If you see them on the jobsite or at the union hall welcome them in!

Local 549 Welcomes Two New Members

Congrats to Local 549’s two newest members: apprentice J.P. Cash and journeyman David Ruffley! Both are working for CW Beal in Erie and are excited for the secure future that comes with DC 57’s wages and benefits. J.P. joined the union to start a career in the trades, and David comes to us from the […]

Member Spotlight: Brandon Venslosky

Brandon Venslosky | Business Representative for Local 409 Brandon Venslosky is the new business representative at DC 57 Local 409. Brandon worked as a juvenile probation officer in Cambria County for 4.5 years before picking up some odd jobs like bartending and working at a small paving company. He began his career as an Industrial […]

Member Spotlight: Terry Manuel

Terry Manuel | Business Representative for Local 2006 Introducing Local 2006’s newest business representative, Terry Manuel!  Terry is the new business rep for Drywall Finishers Local 2006. As a business representative, Terry’s role will be to represent his fellow members to the union and help members with anything from finding their next job to informing […]

DC 57 Holiday party schedule

Retirees’ Christmas Party: Tuesday, December 5th at 11:00am (exec board meets at 10:30am) at IUPAT DC 57 Union Hall (101 Ewing Rd, Carnegie)

LU 6, 479, 751, and 2006:  Tuesday, December 12th at 7:00pm at the White Oak Athletic Association (Lower Heckman Rd, McKeesport)

LU 409: Thursday, December 14th at 7:00pm at the Castle Pub (122 N Center St, Ebensburg)

LU 530: Friday, December 15th at 7:00pm at the IBEW 712 Hall (217 Sassafras Ln, Beaver)

LU 549:  Saturday, December 9th  from 1:00-4:00pm at Lefty’s Bar (1248 Brown Ave, Erie)