SPCO Painting Contractor Membership Benefits:
SPCO members are commercial and industrial painting contractors signed to the Oregon and SW Washington Master Area Agreement for the Painting Industry. Members manage the needs of their companies and their employees through cooperative efforts. Monthly contractor meetings provide a forum to not only discuss painting industry issues affecting Union painting contractors, but to oversee participation in employee benefit programs serving the Union contractor companies. Members participate on trusts to oversee Health and Welfare (medical, dental and vision insurance), Pension (retirement plans), and Apprenticeship and Training (joint training center).
The organization provides access to shared knowledge and open idea exchanges among members. SPCO painting contractor members share valuable programs and services including and OSHA approved Safety Committee. All members are published in the membership roster, industry news articles and on the SPCO web site. Members may choose paid membership in the Painting Contractors of America (PCA), Society of Protective Coatings (SSPC), the Crime Prevention Program of the Pacific Northwest and the SafeBuild Alliance. Members receive vehicle decals, hard had decals and Safety Manual. The group participates in high school recruiting activities, The Finest in the Finishing Trades joint trades program and shared public education and marketing services.
Represented Members participate in collective bargaining and have full participation in all SPCO activities. Represented members must be signed to the Oregon and SW Washington Master Area Agreement for the Painting Industry and contribute, as required, to the Signatory Painting Contractors Organization Industry Promotion Fund.
Non-Represented Members retain their negotiation rights and have access to many of the programs and benefits of SPCO represented membership. Non-Represented must be signed to the Oregon and SW Washington Master Area Agreement for the Painting Industry and contribute, as required, to the Signatory Painting Contractors Organization Industry Promotion Fund.
Legacy Members are former SPCO members who are not active in the business but choose to continue to provide their valuable expertise and knowledge to the industry.
SPCO painting contractor members:
- Painting Contractors that are dedicated to the painting industry
- Painting Contractors that participate in an OSHA approved Safety Committee
- Painting Contractors that are leaders in painter apprenticeship and training
- Painting Contractors that support employee health and pension benefits
- Painting Contractors that support a complete drug testing program
How Do I Join?
If you are interested in becoming an SPCO member call the SPCO office at (503) 222-1584 for more detailed information and membership application. You must be signed to the Oregon and SW Washington Master Area Agreement for the Painting Industry and contribute to the SPCO Industry Promotion Fund.
There is a one-time fee of $100 for membership. (There is no fee for approved Legacy Membership.)
SPCO Members are Involved in the Construction Community
Construction Industry Crime Prevention Program of the Pacific Northwest
An SPCO representative serves on the board of the Organization and
SPCO is a Platinum Sponsor of the Annual CICP Safety Lunch.
SPCO is a member of the SafeBuild Alliance and sponsors its annual Safety week events.
SPCO is a Business Member supporting Oregon Tradeswoman.
Society of Protective Coatings (SSPC)
Paid SSPC membership is available to SPCO members.
Painting Contractors of America (PCA)
Paid PCA membership is available to SPCO members.
Finest in the Finishing Trades SPCO membership includes membership in the Finishing Trades, a cooperative trade group of union paint, glass, drywall taping and floor covering contractors.
Finishing Contractors Association (FCA) SPCO membership includes membership in the International Finishing Contractors Association.