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



2020 NCAT Annual Golf Classic


The COVID-19’s personal and economic impact has been devastating to us all.  It is unclear when regular business will resume at this time. However, when that time comes, your focus will be on your business and ours will be in supporting and assisting you.


We understand how you all look forward to our NCAT Golf Classic each year, but given our current circumstances, it is appropriate to cancel our NCAT Golf Classic originally scheduled for June 8, 2020.




NCPFC Paint Estimating 1

Understand, read and decipher construction specifications, contract documents and preparefor quantity take-off (scope organization for the estimate).

For more information, please contact Mary Loumeau at mloumeau@alliedtrades.org



NCPFC Paint Estimating 2

Quantity take-off configuration, shapes, structures, measuring, pertinent formulas and breaking down plans and structures for take-off (take-off strategy and organization).

For more information, please contact Mary Loumeau at mloumeau@alliedtrades.org


Get empowered with the tools you need to stay informed and connect to new opportunities to manage your business effectively.

June 3, 2020 |

Exceptional Conditions Permit Required for Reporting PPP Contributions

If you are currently paying your bargaining employees not performing covered work in the field through the Paycheck Protection Program loan using the revised Wage Schedule A Taxable Net Wage and reduced fringe benefit package, it is imperative that you have

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by Brooke Fishel, Director of Labor Relations
May 26, 2020 |

Increasing Temperatures Require Heat Illness Prevention Procedures

With Bay Area temperatures reaching into the 80s and higher, and Inland Valley and Central Valley temperatures possibly hitting near 100+ degrees this week, contractors are required to take these four steps to prevent heat illness:<

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by Brooke Fishel, Director of Labor Relations

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