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.
DC 11 members (from left to right) Jeff Fazino, Ray Roldan, Wilfredo Vega Jr, Armondo Vega, photographed by Organizer Joe Fazzino, join the Walmart Rally in Bristol, CT.
DC 11 members stand beside RI Jobs With Justice, Occupy Providence, and other labor unions at the Black Friday rally at the Providence, RI Walmart. From left to right: Russ Lacy, Maximo DeCaba, Nate Anthony and sons, Justin Kelley, Business Representative Scott Duhamel, and Robert Dutra.
DC 11 Members (from left to right) Erik Shilo, Justin Preston, Andrew Koester, Sophat Long, Grace Manchester and thier family members participate in the Annual Rhode Island Building and Construction Trades Council/Big Brothers Walkathon on a beautiful Saturday morning.
Lori Pelletier ,Secretary Trasurer of the CT AFL-CIO visits DC 11 and speaks to new first year apprentices on Labor History Day ( Lori is pictured in center of photo with instructor Wayne Daigle and Business Manager/Secretary Treasurer Dom Cieri to her immediate left.)
President Richard Shaw from local 1274 swears in 28 new apprentice glaziers at local meeting.
Each year Blue Cross Blue Shield of RI sends out approximately 300 of it's employees to particpate in a variety of charitable endeavors throughout RI. This year our DC 11 members (Pictured, kneeling in front, left to right: Jackie Chea, Grace Manchester, Kristin Scungio, Nate Anthony, Sophat Long, Yakessa Sapeau) led the Blue Cross volunteers in painting a substantial amount of the interior of the Genesis Center in Providence.
Proud DC 11 volunteers (from left to right) Richard Bentley, Michael Shea and Manny Godena pose in front of their finished product at Godena Farm.
When asked by Louis Godena, father of DC 11 member Manny Godena, to help in the painting of a small farm house on Godena Farms, which is part of the Conanicut Island Land Trust (which is "dedicated to the preservation of natural resources.....and the rural character of Conanicut Island" in Jamestown, RI), we responded quickly and effiiecently.
IUPAT DC 11 members (In front, from left to right) Michael Shea, Jackie Chea, and Sophat Long joing RI Jobs With Justice and other building trades members on the picket line on the Thayer St project just begun by Gilbane Devlopment