DC 57 Labor Day Parade Details

We’re excited to be back again for a full slate of regional Labor Day festivities! Details for our three Labor Day parades are below; remember attendance is mandatory for all apprentices but we’d love for each and every member to come out and show their union pride! Family members are always welcome. Details for each […]

STAR Ceremony August 12th

IUPAT DC 57 will be hosting its annual Safety Training Award and Recognition (STAR) ceremony on Saturday, August 12th. Grand prizes this year are a $15,000 gift card for Indian Motorcycles or Polaris side-by-sides as well as two $6000 vacation packages. There will also be dozens of smaller prizes and door prizes and lunch catered. […]

Painters’ Areawide Agreement Contract Vote TODAY (5/18/2023)

This is an official notice that a ratification vote (contract vote) will take place TODAY (Thursday, May 18, 2023) at 7:00PM SHARP!!! ALL LOCAL 6, 409 AND 530 MEMBERS IN GOOD STANDING CAN VOTE AT ANY OF THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:                    DISTRICT COUNCIL 57 OFFICES (101 EWING RD CARNEGIE, PA 15106) ELECTRICIANS LU 712 HALL (217 […]

DC 57’s Women Workers Break Down Barriers for Girls in the Trades

Kenzie with Bernie Wagner of Norco Painting

Before becoming a drywall finisher, 25-year-old Kenzie Hauger was paying for college out-of-pocket to eventually become a state trooper. Once she realized the amount of debt she’d face upon graduation, she went back to her roots of working in construction. Kenzie worked a non-union construction job beginning at the age of 16. She was working […]

DC 57 Holiday Parties

Join us to celebrate the season! Retirees’ Christmas Party:Tuesday, December 6 at 10:00 AM (exec board meets at 9:30 AM) IUPAT DC 57 Union Hall101 Ewing RdCarnegie, PA 15106 LU 6, 479, 751,and 2006:  Tuesday, December 13 at 7:00 PM White Oak Athletic AssociationLower Heckman RdMcKeesport, PA 15131 LU 409:Thursday, December 8 at 7:00 PM […]

Is Pennsylvania’s workforce ready to maximize our infrastructure funding?

Mark makes a living while suspended from a harness hundreds of feet above Pittsburgh’s thoroughfares. Recently, he was perched atop the Neville Island Bridge – one of the largest bridges in the region that’s been scheduled for rehabilitation for years. Thanks to Mark’s skilled handiwork and that of his colleagues, the bridge tethering I-79 over […]

2022 Political Endorsements

Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro US Senate John Fetterman US Congress PA-14: Guy Reschenthaler PA-15: Glenn Thompson PA-16: Dan Pastore PA-17: Chris Deluzio State House HD1-Patrick Harkins HD2-Bob Merski HD3-Ryan Bizzarro HD7-Parke Wentling HD11-Marci Mustello HD14-Jim Marshall HD15-Josh Kail HD16-Rob Matzie HD19-Aerion Abney HD27-Dan Deasy HD28-Rob Mercuri HD30-Arvind Venkat HD32-Tony DeLuca HD38-Nick Pisciottano HD39-Andrew Kuzma HD42-Dan […]

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 them about their benefits.  Terry originally found out […]

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 Painter at Avalotis Corporation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Brandon […]