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The FCA of Chicago (FCAC) is the Official Collective Bargaining Agent responsible for negotiating Labor/Management Agreements with Painters’ District Council (PDC) No. 14. Under terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (Contract) with PDC#14, FCAC members employ only Union:

  • Painters
  • coatings specialists
  • drywall finishers
  • wallcovering installers
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FCAC Golf Classic
17 Sep
FCAC Golf Classic

FCAC Golf Classic

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FIST Conference
03 Oct
FIST Conference

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Associates Holiday Luncheon (Greek Islands, Lombard)
03 Dec
Associates Holiday Luncheon (Greek Islands, Lombard)

This luncheon is for Associate (Vendor) Members, only. It's our...

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FCAC Holiday Luncheon (Maggiano’s, Schaumburg)
07 Dec
FCAC Holiday Luncheon (Maggiano’s, Schaumburg)

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Finishing Industries Forum (FIF)
13 Dec
Finishing Industries Forum (FIF)

The Finishing Industries Forum is Live in Vegas! Economic Forecasts...

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FCAC President’s Party
28 Jan
FCAC President’s Party

The FCA of Chicago Cordially Invites You to the 2022...

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2022 Associates Night Trade Show
30 Mar
2022 Associates Night Trade Show

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CWIT Apprentice Luncheon
14 Apr
CWIT Apprentice Luncheon

Contractor Luncheon to be held at the DC14 Apprentice School,...

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Chicago CRED Apprentice Luncheon
29 Apr
Chicago CRED Apprentice Luncheon

Contractor Luncheon to be held at the DC14 Apprentice School,...

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FCAC Golf Classic
24 Jun
FCAC Golf Classic

FCAC Golf Classic

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FIST Conference
02 Oct
FIST Conference

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Associates Holiday Luncheon
02 Dec
Associates Holiday Luncheon

This luncheon is for Associate (Vendor) Members, only. It’s our...

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FCAC Holiday Luncheon
15 Dec
FCAC Holiday Luncheon

SAVE THE DATE: Thursday, December 15, 2022 FCAC Holiday Luncheon...

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Finishing Industries Forum 2023
24 Jan
Finishing Industries Forum 2023

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FCAC President’s Party
03 Feb
FCAC President’s Party

The FCA of Chicago Cordially Invites You to the 2023...

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Essential industry training

FCAC provides timely and valuable information to its members in the form of seminars, webinars, and digital/print communications. Past topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Sexual Harassment Training
  • Estimating Essentials
  • Project Management
  • Supervisor Training
  • Diversity Training
  • SoftSkills Seminar
  • Legislation Updates

annual golf outing fundraiser

The FCAC invites all PDC #14 Contractors, Business Agents, FCAC Associate Members and Golf Sponsors for a spectacular day of fun at the impeccably-manicured Schaumburg Golf Club. Guests enjoy great prizes, delicious food, ample refreshments, and camaraderie with Industry peers! The profits from this event enable the FCAC to make a charitable donation to an organization in need.

dc14 apprenticeship graduation

We celebrate the culmination of the 3-year apprenticeship program with the annual graduation ceremony, marking the transition from Apprentice to Journeyperson status.

annual star Banquet

The Safety and Training Awards Recognition (STAR) Program is an ongoing effort of Painters’ District Council #14 and its employer partners, Chicago FCAC, and MWCC, working through the DC14 Apprenticeship Program to create incentives for Journeypersons to pursue Safety Training and Continuing Education within the Union workforce. This helps maintain us as the most highly-skilled and sought after workforce in the Finishing Trades!

associates night Trade Show

FCAC hosts an annual trade show affording Associate Vendors the opportunity to display a sampling of their goods and services to Contractors and Union guests. This is a very popular event and never fails to draw a big crowd. Gift raffles and cash prizes add to the fun and FCAC Contractor Members may participate in a 50/50 Rebate Program making this evening a win-win for Associate and Contractor Members alike!

finishing industries solutions and training conference (FIST)

Each October the FCA of Chicago invites Finishing Contractors andUnion Representatives to come together at beautiful Eagle Ridge Resort in Galena, IL. Guests synergize to find solutions to the challenges faced by the Finishing Industries in the Chicagoland area. Mornings are spent in educational and collaborative sessions with afternoons free to play golf, enjoy beautiful Lake Galena and miles of hiking trails, or venture into nearby Galena. Evenings are spent enjoying fine food, drink and camaraderie at Eagle Ridge Resort and nearby establishments.