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The Finishing Trades Mission in Connecticut

Welcome to our site! 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. Please contact us with your questions!

Around the District

  • Cieri slate of candidates going unopposed, elected for another 4 years

    Congratulations to our elected leaders of District Council 11!

    Dominick Cieri Business Manager/Secretary Treasurer

    Peter Foote Business Representative Local Union 481

    Wilfredo Vega Business Representative Local Unions 186, 1719

    Jason Werthman Business Representative Local Union 1274

    Mark Verity  Business Representative Local Union 1122

    Norbert Oliveira Business Representative Local Union 1333

    Justin Kelley Business Representative Local Union 195

  • Celebrating 30 Years with Local 186!

    We are pleased to announce Business Representative Willie Vega & President James Wagner acknowledged Local 186 member Steven Giacalone with a 30 Year pin! Thank you for your sustained effort with this Union, we wish you many more year ahead Brother!


    Photo from left to right:

    James Wagner (President Local 186), Steven Giacaclone (Local 186), Willie Vega (Business Representative Local 186/1719)

  • Celebrating 50 years with Local 1274!

    Business Representative Jason Werthman & President Richard Shaw present David Pomianowski with a plaque and watch, recognizing and honoring him for his 50 years of membership and continued brotherhood! Congratulations David!


    Photo from left to right:

    Jason Werthman (Business Representative Local 1274), David Pomianowski (Local 1274 Life Member), Richard Shaw (President Local 1274)

  • Local Union 186 Union Meeting Changed*

    Attention Local 186 Members!! 

    The monthly Local 186 meeting has been moved back a week for the Month of May. The meeting will be changed from May 2, 2018 to Wednesday, May 9, 2018. If you have any immediate questions or concerns please speak to your Business Representative, Willie Vega. 



  • Quality Training for Quality Workers!

    Two weeks ago the Finishing Trades Institute of Southern New England Inc/District Council 11 had the pleasure of training over 60 workers simultaneously in our new training headquarters!

    We had the pleasure of hosting the SSPC C-5 certification, all of our 2nd year apprentices including Commercial Painting, Drywall Finishing, and Glazing. In addition our 3rd year Industrial apprentices were training and preparing for their CAS certification and to top it all off we were training our Youth Build New Britain program! We are pleased to provide quality training for quality workers in a space where we are able to watch our members grow and expand within their career and brotherhood! 



  • Local Union 186 Union Meeting Canceled*

    Attention Members of Local Union 186*

    There will be no Union Meeting tonight (2/7/2018) 

  • Local Union 1274 Union Meeting Canceled*


    Attention Members of Local Union 1274*

    There will be no Union Meeting tonight (1/17/2018) 


  • IUPAT Journal Article Correction Notice*

    Attention members! Please take notice of the latest Journal Correction attached*