Effective July 1, 1991, the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Local 177 Pension Trust Fund was created by the merger of the Painters’ Pension Trust Fund of Alberta, the Painters’ Pension Trust Fund of Southern Alberta and the Glaziers and Glassworkers of Alberta Pension Trust Fund.
This Pension Plan is supported through Collective Bargaining Agreements between IUPAT Local 177 and our signatory contractors. The Pension Plan is for the benefit of those members working for unionized contractors and is funded solely by employer contributions.The Pension Plan represents important protection for you and your family and the Board of Trustees is proud to be involved in the continued operation of this valuable program.
Frank Hoehn caught this 24 lb. (36 inches) male bull trout in the North Thompson River, BC July 2013
The Board of Trustees of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Local 177 Pension Trust Fund is pleased to provide you with this Summary of the Rules and Regulations of your Pension Plan.
This Summary incorporates the main features of the Pension Plan as of September 1, 2014.
The Pension Plan is governed by the Employment Pension Plans Act (Alberta), the Income Tax Act (Canada), the Trust Agreement between the Employers and the Union, and the Rules and Regulations.
Please read this Summary carefully and share it with your family. It is important you and your family are aware of your retirement benefits and the Plan’s survivor protection features.
Find contact information for the Board of Trustees.
Find commonly asked questions and answers about IUPAT Local 177 Pensions.