The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades is the organization under which Glaziers and Glass Workers are organized. This Union (IUPAT) was chartered in the 1800’s to promote professionalism within the glass and glazing industry.
Nature of Trade
Glaziers install all types of glass and substitutes for glass including, but not limited to: plate/float glass, window glass, structural glass, Plexiglas, and mirrors of all types. This also includes special items such as leaded glass panels. Such materials are installed in all types of windows, skylights, store fronts, and display cases. Glaziers fabricate and install aluminum windows and doors/door frames into which glass panels are cut and fitted.
Apprentice Glaziers participate in a three-year program before becoming a Journeyman. This includes day school along with on the job training. Apprentices receive training in all phases of the trade as is necessary to develop a skilled Journeyman.
Glaziers Local #1324
Contact: Russ Pavlik & Warren Harder
St. Paul, MN 55102