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BM/ST Chris Geronimos Retires

DC 57 Business Manager Chris Geronimos has retired following five years as BM/ST and 40 years as a member of Local 6 and DC 57. Chris occupied many different offices during his time on staff, including organizing director and Local 6 service representative. As Business Manager he helped modernize the union’s operations, guided the District […]

DC 57 Contractor Art Aivaliotis wins Robert Swanson Award

Art Aivaliotis received the Robert Swanson Award for Leaders Among Management at the 2024 Finishing Industries Forum for his dedicated work on local and international pension and healthcare funds. Avalotis Corporation has been a longtime signatory contractor with DC 57; we’re proud to see Art win this award and honored to have him as a […]

Areawide Drywall Contract Voted Through

DC 57 drywall Areawide Agreement passed

Last night, our drywall finishers in Locals 409, 530, and 2006 voted 71-9 to pass a new four year contract with our signatory contractors. The new rates take effect on Wednesday, June 1st, and will follow Allocation Option A. Those new rates have been sent to our contractors; if you have any questions about the […]

Second Areawide Painting Agreement Vote Scheduled

Our current areawide agreement is set to expire on May 31st, 2023. After the contractors’ first proposal was voted down on May 18th, our negotiating team returned to the table and got a new proposed deal from the contractors. The vote on this updated contract proposal will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2023. Members may vote […]

Second Drywall Vote Thursday, May 25, 2023

This is an official notice that a second ratification vote (contract vote) will take place this Thursday, May 25, 2023) at 7:00PM SHARP! ALL LOCAL 409, 530, AND 2006 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 […]

Proposed Areawide Painting Agreement Voted Down

Last night, our bridge, commercial, and industrial painters in Locals 6, 409 and 530 voted decisively against the proposed agreement put forward by our signatory contractors. We’re grateful for the more than 225 DC 57 members who voted; this marks our largest turnout for a contract vote in decades. Our negotiating team looks forward to […]

Proposed Areawide Drywall Agreement Voted Down

Last night, our drywall finishers in Locals 409, 530, and 2006 voted decisively against the proposed agreement put forward by our signatory contractors. DC 57’s negotiating team looks forward to getting back to the bargaining table and taking a new deal back to our membership before our current contract expires on May 31st. If any […]

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 […]

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)