about us

District Council 35 is an organization of approximately 4000 members in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Rhode Island. We are affiliated with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, AFL-CIO. Our members include:

Construction Industry Painters, Wallcoverers, Glaziers, and Drywall Finishers

Residential Painters

Glassworkers

Sign Painters and Sign Erectors

Institutional Maintenance Trades Workers

Public Employees

District Council 35 is an aggressive and forward-thinking organization, committed to serving the interests of our members and those unrepresented workers who hope to join. The DC 35 membership has grown substantially in recent years, and we are determined to continue this trend to ensure that we maintain the best wages and benefits in our industries. Our mission is to represent our members for purposes of collective bargaining, to organize workers in a variety of occupations, and to advocate for workers and their families.

Safety and Quality Assured!

District Council 35 members are the best trained and most safety conscious in the building trades. Our members are required to take 10 hours of OSHA training, CPR training, respiratory exams and respirator fit tests, fall protection, scaffold training, and aerial lift training, among other classes.

Our members have committed to mandatory training both to protect themselves and to protect the economic security of their families, and to afford our companies a competitive edge with savings achieved through safety.

Specialists for the Special Job!

Construction users and building owners can satisfy every painting trade’s requirement with DC 35 members and companies. Set asides for MBE/WBE/VBE can be achieved by contacting DC 35 for a list of signatory contractors.

Painters and Decorators 

•Industrial • Commercial • Residential and Maintenance Painting • Drywall Finishing • Paperhanging – Wallcovering Hardwood Finishing • Lead Abatement • Faux Finishing • Sto Application

Sign Pictorial And Display

Sign Designers •  Builders •  Painters •  Erectors •  Services •  Outdoor Advertising •  Screen Process Printers •  Neon Tube Benders •  Bill Posters •  Transit and Taxi Top Posters •  Display Makers and Installers •  Pictorial Artists

Glaziers, Architectural, Metal and Glassworkers 

Industrial •  Commercial •  Residential and Maintenance Glazing •  Glass – Metal Fabrication •  Tempering • Mirrors •  Insulation Unit Manufacturing • Auto Glass Distributors and Installers •  Skylights •  Curtainwalls • Aluminum Storefronts • Door and Window Frames • Glazed or Unglazed Installations

Zoned Rates!

Construction users and building owners should know that the DC 35 collective bargaining agreement contains an economic package with five zones throughout Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. DC 35 members reside in all of the zones and have complete mobility throughout our jurisdiction. Zones make our contractors competitive all over New England.

Union News

Calendar

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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1st Yr. Painters/Tapers “A” Group
3rd Yr. Glaziers
3rd Yr. Glaziers
Oct 29 – Nov 2 all-day
 
Local 691 Meeting 7:00 pm
Local 691 Meeting @ Centro Luzo American Club
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm
Mail to: Local 691/Central Dues 25 Colgate Road Roslindale, MA 02131 Pay Dues online
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2nd Yr. Tapers
2nd Yr. Tapers @ Richard Mauro Training Center
Nov 3 all-day
 
Brentwood Glaziers
Brentwood Glaziers @ Richard Mauro Training Center
Nov 3 all-day
 
Devens 1st Yr Painters
Devens 1st Yr Painters @ Shriver Job Corp Center
Nov 3 all-day
 
NFPA Hot Work 7:00 am
NFPA Hot Work @ District Council #35
Nov 3 @ 7:00 am
October 6 NFPA Hot work 7:00am Boston November 3 NFPA Hot work 7:00am Boston December 1 NFPA Hot work 7:00am Boston
OSHA pt1 7:00 am
OSHA pt1 @ District Council #35
Nov 3 @ 7:00 am
November 3 OSHA pt. 1 7:00am Boston December 1 OSHA pt. 1 7:00am Boston
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Local 1952 Meeting 10:00 am
Local 1952 Meeting
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am
Mail to: Local 1952 P.O. Box 320555 West Roxbury, MA 02132   Pay Dues online
5
1st Yr. Painters/Tapers “B Group
Local 391 Meeting 7:00 pm
Local 391 Meeting
Nov 5 @ 7:00 pm
Mail to: Local 391/Central Dues 25 Colgate Road Roslindale, MA 02131   Pay Dues online          
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2nd Yr. Tapers
2nd Yr. Tapers @ Richard Mauro Training Center
Nov 10 all-day
 
Brentwood Glaziers
Brentwood Glaziers @ Richard Mauro Training Center
Nov 10 all-day
 
Devens 1st Yr Painters
Devens 1st Yr Painters @ Shriver Job Corp Center
Nov 10 all-day
 
Aerial/Scissor Lift Pt. 2 7:00 am
Aerial/Scissor Lift Pt. 2 @ District Council #35
Nov 10 @ 7:00 am
November 10  Aerial/Scissor Lift pt.2 7:00am Brentwood NH
OSHA 10 pt2. 7:00 am
OSHA 10 pt2. @ District Council #35
Nov 10 @ 7:00 am
September 15 OSHA 10 pt.2 7:00am Boston October 13 OSHA 10 pt.2 7:00am Boston November 10 OSHA 10 pt.2 7:00am Boston  
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Local 1044 Meeting 6:00 pm
Local 1044 Meeting
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mail to: Local 1044/Central Dues 25 Colgate Road Roslindale, MA 02131 Pay Dues online
Local 1911 Meeting 7:15 pm
Local 1911 Meeting @ North Quincy High School
Nov 12 @ 7:15 pm
Mail to: Local 1911 100 Hamilton Street Quincy, MA 02170 Pay Dues online
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1st Yr. Glaziers “A” Group
1st Yr. Glaziers “A” Group
Nov 13 – Nov 17 all-day
 
Local 1138 Meeting 6:00 pm
Local 1138 Meeting @ McKeon Post
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm
Mail to: Local 1138/Central Dues 25 Colgate Road Roslindale, MA 02131 Pay Dues online
Local 48 Meeting 7:00 pm
Local 48 Meeting @ White Eagle Club
Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm
Mail to:  Local 48/Central Dues 25 Colgate Road Roslindale, MA 02131 Pay Dues online  
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Local 1280 Meeting 6:00 pm
Local 1280 Meeting @ Revere Moose Hall
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm
Mail to: Local 1280/Central Dues 25 Colgate Road Roslindale, MA 02131 Pay Dues online
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2nd Yr. Tapers
2nd Yr. Tapers @ Richard Mauro Training Center
Nov 17 all-day
 
Brentwood Glaziers
Brentwood Glaziers @ Richard Mauro Training Center
Nov 17 all-day
 
Devens 1st Yr Painters
Devens 1st Yr Painters @ Shriver Job Corp Center
Nov 17 all-day
 
Fall Protection Awareness 7:00 am
Fall Protection Awareness @ District Council #35
Nov 17 @ 7:00 am
November 17 Fall Protection Awareness 7:00am Boston
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Local 577 Meeting 6:00 pm
Local 577 Meeting @ Knights of Columbus
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mail to: Local 577/Central Dues 25 Colgate Road Roslindale, MA 02131   Pay Dues online
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PFT Class 8:00 am
PFT Class @ District Council #35
Nov 24 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
October 27  PFT    8am-12pm Boston November 24 PFT 8am-12pm Boston December 22  PFT   8am-12pm Boston
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Local 1887 Meeting 6:00 pm
Local 1887 Meeting @ 34 Commercial Dr.
Nov 27 @ 6:00 pm
Mail to: Local 1887/Central Dues 25 Colgate Road Roslindale, MA 02131 Pay Dues online
Local 939 Meeting 6:00 pm
Local 939 Meeting
Nov 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mail to: Local 939/Central Dues 25 Colgate Road Roslindale, MA 02131 Pay Dues online
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Local 257 Meeting 7:00 pm
Local 257 Meeting
Nov 28 @ 7:00 pm
Mail to: Local 257/Central Dues 25 Colgate Road Roslindale, MA 02131   Pay Dues online
Local 402 Meeting 7:00 pm
Local 402 Meeting @ East Boston Yacht Club
Nov 28 @ 7:00 pm
Mail to: Local 402/Central Dues 25 Colgate Road Roslindale, MA 02131   Pay Dues online
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Local 1915 Meeting 4:30 pm
Local 1915 Meeting @ Kittery Lions Club
Nov 29 @ 4:30 pm
Mail to: Local 1915 34 Commercial Drive Brentwood, NH 03833   Pay Dues online
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Local 1468 Meeting 6:00 pm
Local 1468 Meeting @ VFW Post
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm
Mail to: Local 1468/Central Dues 25 Colgate Road Roslindale, MA 02131 Pay Dues online