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  1. Business, Marketing, and Sales
    I'm tired of the fight.... my well taken care of employees bitch and complain, I can't hire, I lose employees and can't man our overload of work... I'm sick of the whole struggle. We already price our jobs comparable to union companies and still operate on tight margins. I'm wondering if I...
  2. General Painting Discussion
    ive been struggling with this question for the last year... should i join the local here and become a union guy or stay freelance and keep all mu money. i am self employed but i know there is some security in unionising and i wonder what you guys think?:blink:
  3. General Painting Discussion
    Hey guys, I don't know if anyone remembers me, but I made a post a few months ago introducing myself as an 18 year old union applicant from Chicago looking for an apprenticeship. After that post I took a little vacation and ended up dislocating my thumb and tearing a tendon leaving me in a cast...
  4. General Painting Discussion
    Hey guys, I'm a new member. I'm 18 years old just out of highschool from Chicago and I want to be a painter. I just filled out an application at the Painters Union and the lady gave me a packet filled with contractors within the area and said I have to get a letter of intent to hire, then we...
  5. Commercial and Industrial Painting
    Union Commercial Painting Contractors, As we approach the start of the new year it is time to review what we can do to improve marketing and sales in 2012. Does anyone have any suggestions on what market segments are active and the best methods for reaching out to GCs? I know what not to do...
  6. Commercial and Industrial Painting
    Hello, We are union shop in the Midwest. Wanted to check to see if there were any union guys on the site. Regards, PaintSub
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