We Build Strong Businesses

Our members drive our priorities—your success matters. By uniting together, we’re taking our businesses to the next level.

We advocate for you to do business locally and globally.
We connect you to your local industry community and to our national network.
We negotiate on your behalf during Collective Bargaining Agreements and labor relations.
We educate our workforce and provide ongoing professional development to grow skills and help gain a competitive edge.
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Labor Relations

We collaborate to form strong strategies and successful labor contracts.

No matter the size of your business, we advocate and represent your needs at the table. We have a history of negotiating successful and timely Collective Bargaining Agreements.

Labor negotiations are central to our work and your business. Our members benefit from effective representation and preparation during collective bargaining. We advocate for your interests and ensure the collective voice of our membership is heard during negotiations.


Upcoming Negotiations

Check back for our next Negotiations announcement.

We are the united voice of the finishing trades.

NCAT LogoWe leverage the collective strengths of our contractors to advocate, negotiate, educate and connect. Because we’re a powerful platform for businesses of all sizes, we are a leader in creating a healthier and more successful industry. Together, we build Northern California.

Together, we’re stronger.


Connect to educational, commercial and industrial opportunities to grow your business and skills.

Upcoming Events


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October 6, 2021 | Safety

Heat Illness Prevention

Heat stroke and other heat related illnesses are a growing concern as annual temperatures rise in severity and length. What may even seem like minor increases of a few degrees can have serious impacts to the workforce.

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by Brooke Fishel, Director of Labor Relations
October 6, 2021 | Safety

Wildfire Smoke

Air quality, indoors and out, is one of the most pressing safety matters when it comes to wildfires. Employers must provide respirators to workers in outdoor environments when the air quality becomes unhealthy, as well as proper indoor ventilation in areas near wildfire smoke.

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by Brooke Fishel, Director of Labor Relations

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