The International Union of Painter's and Allied Trades District Council 11 considers itself a vital and flourishing labor organization, which represents over 1,600 members in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Our members include painters, drywall finishers, glaziers, wall coverers, and various industrials.
In keeping with the spirit of the 4th of July, three DC 11 members were willing to give up a portion of thier holiday weekend and volunteer for some painting spruce-ups at The John Hope Settlement Home in Providence , RI, a Day Care and Learning Center. From left to right: Justin Kelley, Billy Chea, Maximo DeCaba.
DC 11's Rhode Island contingent celebrates Local 1333 Business Representative Norbert Oliviera's daughter's wedding: (from left to right) The proud papa, Norbert, the beaming bride, Christine, Local 195 Business Representative Scott Duhamel, and Office Manager (and the real boss) Ellen McAuliffe.
DC 11 signatory Blast All Inc. and our members light up the night skies as they work on the Q Bridge in New Haven, CT.
Two newly retired Local 195 Trustees, Tommy Lima and Russ Lacy stand side-by-side the two newly appointed Trustees, LaToya Williams and Richard Bentley. LaToya 's appointment marks a proud moment in Local 195's history, as she is both the first woman and the first African-American officer, yet another sign of the the positive changing of the guard in the IUPAT.
International Glazing Liaison Tim Stricker and Finishing Contractors Association Chairman Terry Web speak to some of DC 11's Glazing contractors about the upcoming GlassCon Forum in Philadelphia this summer. Several of our signatories showed interest and will hopefully attend and pariticpate.
After traveling to seven Local Union nomination meetings in both RI and CT, the Cieri Slate officialy were elected to four more years as Representatives of District Council 11, winning thier respective positions with absolutely no opposition. Congratulations, and here is to four more years of productivity, activism, and working for the betterment of the District Council 11 membership!
DC 11 management and labor come together to officially sign the the new Heavy Higway/Bridge Agreement, covering both CT and RI, which will be in effect from June 2014-June 2018. PIctured: (back row, from left to right) Joe Fouquette from Blast All Inc. and Director of Representatives Mark Verity, (front row, from left to right) Greg Laugeni from A Laugeni & Sons Inc. and Business Manager/Secretary Treasurer Dominick Cieri.