We Build Strong Businesses

Our painting and finishing contractors drive our priorities – your success matters.

By uniting together, we’re taking our businesses to the next level.

The Northern California Painting and Finishing Contractors, Inc. (NCPFC) represents union painting and wall covering contractors. Our primary purpose is to represent and promote the best interests of our members in all areas of labor relations.

We also keep members informed about current business trends, provide a place for members to go for legislation and regulatory issues, and provide educational training programs for owners and their office personnel.

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.

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

How NCPFC works for you

NCPFCWe leverage the collective voices 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.


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

Upcoming Events



Law Series: Mechanics Lien

The class will cover all aspects of legally securing your rights to payment, including the steps necessary to enforcing mechanic’s liens, stop notices and bond claims.

Presenter: Timothy L. McInerney, Esq., McInerney & Dillon, P.C.





Paint Estimating 1

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



The Paint Estimating classes are to be taken sequentially. Paint Estimating 2 will be held February 11 and Paint Estimating 3 will be held February 19.



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).


The Paint Estimating classes are to be taken sequentially. Paint Estimating 1 will be held February 6 and Paint Estimating 3 will be held February 19.


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

December 24, 2019 |

Welcome to the New NCPFC Website!

The new NCPFC website will function as a hub for all communications regarding upcoming training and events, resources, legislation and negotiations. 

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by Brooke Fishel, Director of Labor Relations
December 13, 2019 |

Cal/OSHA’s Consultation Service

Although most employers are aware of Cal/OSHA’s enforcement activities, another equally important component of the Cal/OSHA program is the Cal/OSHA Consultation Service.

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by Brooke Fishel, Director of Labor Relations

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Be a part of shaping the future of the paint and finishing industries with us.