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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

  • Labor Committee Public Hearing, join the fight!

    Join us to stop the attack on Connecticut's Construction Workers! Accompany us for a press conference at 1:00 PM Tuesday February 21, 2017 in the Legislative office Building followed by the Public Hearing at 2:00 PM.


  • Welcome new Brothers of Glazing Local 1274!

    Local 1274 swore in their First Year Glazing apprentices into the Local Union by President Richard Shaw at November's union meeting. The Finishing Trades Institute of Southern New England/IUPAT DC11 are very excited to see what our new group of Glazing Apprentices have in store for us in the future. Welcome to the IUPAT DC11 Family and congratulations! 


  • Finishing Trades Institute of Southern New England Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week!

    On Thursday November 17th, 2016 the Finishing Trades Institute of Southern New England hosted a tour of our new facility along with the State Building Trades Unions. Connecticut Political Representatives, CT DOL Office of Apprenticeship and Training, Federal OSHA, AFL-CIO, United Labor Agency and others joined the bus tour of 6 Building Trade Apprenticeship facilities. We showcased our new facility and construction renovations that are in progress. They also had the chance to meet and ask questions to our apprentices in daytime training receiving their OSHA 30 certification.   

    Please Click here to view the gallery!



  • 2015 STAR Banquet Chevy Equinox winner!

    Each year at our annual STAR Banquet we have the pleasure of raffling off 350+ prizes, as well as a brand new car to our District Council 11 members who qualified by taking the proper training courses.

    We are pleased to announce the winner of this years brand new 2016 Chevy Equinox is local 1274 member Crevaughn Poole! Congratulations!

    Please do not forget to register for (2) STAR Training classes before the end of 2016 to qualify for your chance to win a brand new car at next years STAR Banquet. To register for any of our STAR training courses before the end of the year call our training center at (860) 613-0700 or register online now. You may just be the next lucky winner! 

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  • District Council 11 Headquarters New Address!

    The District Council 11 Headquarters has moved!!

    Visit your new DC11 Headquarters located at:

    79 Bradley Street Middletown, CT
    Phone: (860) 613-0200 Fax: (860) 613-0208

  • A Smooth Transition

    The IUPAT DC 11 RI Team gathers together to say goodbye to Scott Duhamel, who is leaving to fill a position with the International as Political Director of the Eastern Region, and good luck to Justin Kelley, who has taken the position of Business Representative for Local 195. Pictured (from left to right): Norbert Oliveira, Ellen McAuliffe, Scott Duhamel, and Justin Kelley.

  • DC 11 Solidarity

    DC 11 Business Representative Scott Duhamel presents the First Annual Thomas J Savoie Solidairty Forever Award to Carpenter's Local 94 Brother Tom Savoie's widow Sandy Savoie at the 19th Anniversary RI Jobs Annual Awards Dinner.