Painters Local 31 (District Council 4 - Region 3 - Syracuse)

Union Information:
Painters Local Union No. 31 (District Council 4 – Region 3)
International Union of Painters & Allied Trades Local Union No. 31
615 W. Genesee Street, Syracuse, NY 13204
Michael Dems – Business Manager –

Association or Management Contact
Association of Union Painting and Drywall Finishing Contractors of CNY
c/o Eastern Painting Company
339 West Jefferson Street, Syracuse, New York 13202
Francis Hose
P: 315-476-0446 F: 315-472-0471

Geographical Jurisdiction
All of Cayuga County, Herkimer County. In Lewis county – the townships of High Market, Lewis, Leyden, Lonsdale, Osceola, Turin and West Turin. All of Madison County. All of Oneida County. All of Onondaga County. In Ontario County – the City and Township of Geneva. In Oswego County – The townships of Amboy, Constantia, Oneida Lake and Williamstown. All of Seneca County.

Wage Rates and Effective Dates: 5/1/16
Brush & Roll, Lead based paint abatement, Sign painting, Parking Lot and Highway striping and Marking, wall covering $23.00
*Drywall taping and finishing $23.00
Spray epoxy and special coating (brush) roll spray Application, sandblasting (operator only), boatswain Chair and swing, structural steel $23.50
Coal tar epoxy $24.50
Asbestos encapsulation $25.20
Foreman – applicable rate +$1.00

*When a paperhanger that is a union member is working by the foot or yard, the contractor shall deduct administrative dues check-off on the gross amount, but any other deductions based on hours will be deducted at a rate of eight hours per day and all fringes will be paid at the rate of eight hours per day.

Fringe benefits contributions and deductions 5/1/16
Health & Welfare $8.25
Annuity $3.20
Pension – Local $5.34
IUPAT Industry Pension $2.40
DC #4 FTI of Western and Central NY +Star $1.00
Industry Advancement Fund $.05
Dues Check-Off Journeyman (Deduct) -5% of gross wages
Dues Check-Off Apprentices (Deduct) -3% of gross wages
Employee Benefit Fund (Deduct) $-.10 per hour
PAT (Political Action Together) (Deduct) $-.05 per hour
PAC (Political Action Committee) (Deduct) $-.02 per hour
District Council #4 Organizing Fund (Deduct) $-.05 per hour

Fringe Payments and Reports: Forward as follows:
District Council #4
585 Aero Drive, Cheektowaga, NY 14225

New Construction and major remodeling: 1 1/2X on wages except legal holidays Repaint Jobs: 1 1/2X on wages. On projects where other trades are working on Sunday receiving 2X then Painters receive 2X. Painters receiving 2X on Sunday are subject to reimbursement from owner or GC to signatory contractors.

Work Day/Week
8 hours per day Mon-Fri, 40 hours per week

Paid Holidays – None

Travel - Travel time shall be established as follows:
30 mile free zone from city limits of the city closest to employees’ address – beyond free zone 40 cents per mile. Cities are as follows: Buffalo, Binghamton, Elmira, Ithaca, Oneonta, Oswego, Rochester, Syracuse, Utica, and Watertown.

When employee is requested to stay overnight, contractor will pay hotel/motel room with only 2 people per room, and pay $20.00 per day expenses plus full time spent traveling at the hourly rate of wages and mileage outside the jurisdiction

Reporting Pay – 2 hours

Shift Work – 8 for 8 – 1 1/2X after 8 except for Sat. Sun. & holidays which calls for the overtime rate of wages as specified in section 2 of the article. This does not apply to journeymen who have worked 8:00a.m.-4:30p.m. of the same day.