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

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Local 691 Meeting 7:00 pm
Local 691 Meeting @ Centro Luzo American Club
Jan 3 @ 7:00 pm
Mail to: Local 691/Central Dues 25 Colgate Road Roslindale, MA 02131 Pay Dues online
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OSHA 10 Pt. 1 7:00 am
OSHA 10 Pt. 1 @ FTI-NE Boston
Jan 5 @ 7:00 am
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Local 1952 Meeting 10:00 am
Local 1952 Meeting
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am
Mail to: Local 1952 P.O. Box 320555 West Roxbury, MA 02132   Pay Dues online
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2nd & 3rd Yr. Industrial Painter
2nd & 3rd Yr. Industrial Painter @ Richard Mauro Training Center
Jan 7 – Jan 11 all-day
 
3rd Yr. Glazier
3rd Yr. Glazier
Jan 7 – Jan 11 all-day
 
Local 391 Meeting 7:00 pm
Local 391 Meeting
Jan 7 @ 7:00 pm
Mail to: Local 391/Central Dues 25 Colgate Road Roslindale, MA 02131   Pay Dues online          
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Local 1138 Meeting 6:00 pm
Local 1138 Meeting @ McKeon Post
Jan 8 @ 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
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm
Mail to:  Local 48/Central Dues 25 Colgate Road Roslindale, MA 02131 Pay Dues online  
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CPR F&F 10:00 am
CPR F&F
Jan 9 @ 10:00 am
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Local 1280 Meeting 6:00 pm
Local 1280 Meeting @ Revere Moose Hall
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm
Mail to: Local 1280/Central Dues 25 Colgate Road Roslindale, MA 02131 Pay Dues online
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AHA First Aid 7:00 am
AHA First Aid @ FTI-NE
Jan 12 @ 7:00 am
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OSHA 10 Pt. 2 7:00 am
OSHA 10 Pt. 2 @ FTI-NE Boston
Jan 12 @ 7:00 am
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AHA CPR/AED 10:30 am
AHA CPR/AED @ FTI-NE
Jan 12 @ 10:30 am
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1st, 2nd & 3rd Yr. Industrial Painter
1st, 2nd & 3rd Yr. Industrial Painter @ Richard Mauro Training Center
Jan 14 – Jan 18 all-day
 
2nd Yr. Glazier “A” Group
2nd Yr. Glazier “A” Group @ Joseph Calci Training Center
Jan 14 – Jan 18 all-day
 
Local 1044 Meeting 6:00 pm
Local 1044 Meeting
Jan 14 @ 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
Jan 14 @ 7:15 pm
Mail to: Local 1911 100 Hamilton Street Quincy, MA 02170 Pay Dues online
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Welding classes 6:20 pm
Welding classes @ FTI-NE
Jan 15 @ 6:20 pm – 7:20 pm
Reserve your spot today Call 617-524-0248 No walk-ins please.
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CPR F&F 4:30 pm
CPR F&F @ FTI-NE
Jan 16 @ 4:30 pm
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Local 577 Meeting 6:00 pm
Local 577 Meeting @ Knights of Columbus
Jan 16 @ 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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NFPA Hot Work 7:00 am
NFPA Hot Work @ FTI-NE
Jan 19 @ 7:00 am
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1926.62 Lead 10:00 am
1926.62 Lead @ FTI-NE
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am
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1st, 2nd & 3rd Yr. Industrial Painter
1st, 2nd & 3rd Yr. Industrial Painter @ Richard Mauro Training Center
Jan 21 – Jan 25 all-day
 
2nd Yr. Glazier “B” Group
2nd Yr. Glazier “B” Group @ Joseph Calci Training Center
Jan 21 – Jan 25 all-day
 
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Local 939 Meeting 6:00 pm
Local 939 Meeting
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mail to: Local 939/Central Dues 25 Colgate Road Roslindale, MA 02131 Pay Dues online
Welding classes 6:20 pm
Welding classes @ FTI-NE
Jan 22 @ 6:20 pm – 7:20 pm
Reserve your spot today Call 617-524-0248 No walk-ins please.
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Local 257 Meeting 7:00 pm
Local 257 Meeting
Jan 23 @ 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
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm
Mail to: Local 402/Central Dues 25 Colgate Road Roslindale, MA 02131   Pay Dues online
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Local 1468 Meeting 6:00 pm
Local 1468 Meeting @ VFW Post
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm
Mail to: Local 1468/Central Dues 25 Colgate Road Roslindale, MA 02131 Pay Dues online  
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PFT 8:00 am
PFT @ FTI-NE
Jan 26 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
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1st, 2nd & 3rd Yr. Industrial Painter
1st, 2nd & 3rd Yr. Industrial Painter @ Richard Mauro Training Center
Jan 28 – Feb 1 all-day
 
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Local 1887 Meeting 6:00 pm
Local 1887 Meeting @ 34 Commercial Dr.
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm
Mail to: Local 1887/Central Dues 25 Colgate Road Roslindale, MA 02131 Pay Dues online
Welding classes 6:20 pm
Welding classes @ FTI-NE
Jan 29 @ 6:20 pm – 7:20 pm
Reserve your spot today Call 617-524-0248 No walk-ins please.
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Local 1915 Meeting 4:30 pm
Local 1915 Meeting @ Kittery Lions Club
Jan 31 @ 4:30 pm
Mail to: Local 1915 34 Commercial Drive Brentwood, NH 03833   Pay Dues online