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.
District Council11 members and Political Director Norbert Oliveira (3rd from right) gather in front of the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, RI to support thier endorsed candidate for RI Governor, Gina Raimondo, at the final gubernatorial debate of the campaign. Gina for Governor!!
As part of DC 11's continual efforts to root out and shine a spotlight on the dishonest and unscrupulous practices of certain contractors (which in turn highlights the correct and lawful practices of our own signatories), Organzier Joe Fazzino photgraphs (from left to right) members Adam Power, John Stamp, RichardDady, and Raymond Roldan at an informational picket line at the Crec Schoolm in Windsor, CT
DC 11 members and staff out doing what the IUPAT does best: Walking the political walk, talking the political talk. Pictured (from left to right) at a Labor Walk in bridgeport, CT: Jason Sanchez, LIUNA retiree, Raphael Cordero, Rodney Gibson, Thomas Montgomery,Edwin Skinner, Willie Vega, Ray Rodane, and Mark Komaromi.
DC 11 has a presence and a strong voice in all of the Building Trades affilaites that fall within out three state jurisdiction. Here Willie Vega (second from left) joins the New Haven Building Trades in announcing thier full support for Ted Kennedy JR,s run for State Senate in CT.
Once again our diligent DC 11 organizing team has temporarily shut down a contractor not abiding by the rules and regulations. A CT Stop Work Order was issued to TJC Painting out of South Carolina at a railroad overpass project in the City of Bridgeport, CT as a direct result of their efforts.
DC 11 staff members enthusiastically particpated in a recent CORE (Commnubity Organizing for Real Economics) Workshop. From left to right: Scott Duhamel, Mark Komaromi, General Vice President Jimmy Williams, Assistant to the General President Jack Hayn Norbert Oliveira, Mark Verity, Wille Vega.,
Three of of DC 11 volunteers ready to hit the streets for Democratic Gubnernatorial candiidate Gina Raimondo on Primary Day, which she won with a commanding lead. From left to right: Affilate member Robert Hill, Retiree Russ Lacy, William Norcini.