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Community Benefits Agreements Are Good For British Columbians

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Welcome to DC38!

Also known as the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, District Council 38, “DC38”, represents Painters, Wall & Ceiling Installers, Drywall Finishers, Glaziers, Hazardous Materials Abatement Specialists, and many other related trades.

Whether you have enjoyed a soccer game at BC Place, checked out a bestseller from the Surrey Public Library in Central City, driven over the many bridges in our Province, or stayed in many of the hotels in Downtown Vancouver, the work of our members can be experienced all throughout British Columbia.

Why Join Us?

DC38’s most important job is to ensure fair wages, respectful treatment, and safety for our working members. By negotiating with employers on behalf of our members, DC38 is able to offer competitive wage packages, health benefits (coverage for prescription medication, dental benefits, vision care, etc.), pension benefits, and free training and upgrading to our membership through our training school, The Finishing Trades Institute of BC.

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The Construction Trades Job Fair is coming up on October 5th from 9am - 3pm!
Come try out our new VirtualPaint virtual reality spray painting simulator and learn about job opportunities for in demand trades, as well as sponsored apprenticeships with subsidized tuition! https://t.co/iPMJPj8uTb
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Great news! FTI BC is the first IUPAT training centre in Canada to receive NACE NIICAP AS-3 ITO Accreditation

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The Finishing Trades Institute instructors show of their colours in honour of the #humboltdbroncos #jerseysforhumbolt https://t.co/TeXNAugekd DC38Trades photo

The #PattulloBridge replacement is long overdue. It’s time to move B.C. forward. https://t.co/KWlvcd6R9H DC38Trades photo

DC38 Apprentices Train on XP70 in New Fully Operational Industrial Traing Facility! https://t.co/wUqg8uo5sD DC38Trades photo

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The Construction Trades Job Fair is on today until 3pm. Come by and learn about Trades and apprenticeship opportunities! 4333 Ledger Ave, Burnaby BC
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Today’s the day! Looking forward to seeing you there. Come by our booth and say hello!
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YOUR CAREER STARTS HERE! DOOR PRIZES AND FREE HOT DOGS! TODAY ONLY! 4333 LEDGER AVE BURNABY LEARN ABOUT ALL THE TRADES IN YOUR COMMUNITY THAT BUILD BC - WELL PAYING FAMILY SUPPORTING JOBS WITH INDUSTRY LEADING PENSION AND BENEFITS.
IUPAT District Council 38
IUPAT District Council 38
Setting up our booth for the Construction Trades Job Fair on October 5th from 9am - 3pm!

Come try out our new VirtualPaint virtual reality spray painting simulator and learn about job opportunities for in demand trades, as well as sponsored apprenticeships with subsidized tuition. Looking forward to seeing you there! 4333 Ledger Avenue, Burnaby
IUPAT District Council 38
IUPAT District Council 38
On behalf of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, DC38 is proud to have been able to present Trevor Funk, son of local 138 member Keith Hand, with a $5000 scholarship. We wish him the best of luck on his academic endeavors. Please follow the link below to learn more about Trevor and the award.

http://dc38.ca/dc38-members-son-wins-prestigious-a-l-mike-monroe-ralph-d-williams-iii-sports-scholarship-award/

Photo from left to right: Adrian Horsburgh, DC38 Business Representative; Keith Hand, Father of the recipient and member of Local 138; Dan Jajic, DC38 Business Manager/Secretary Treasurer