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New London, Conn
New London, Conn

Teamsters at Work

For 75 years, the Teamsters Local 493 has been hard at work fulfilling our mission to organize and educate workers toward a higher standard of living.

Thomas E. Schlink
Secretary - Treasurer

Bevan J. Sweet
President / Business Agent

Local 493 Union Hall
Representing Eastern Connecticut's working families since 1943

News and Recent Updates

2018 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our Joint Council #10 and Edward W. Rice Scholarship Scholarship winners! Click Here to see a full list of recipients.

2018 Golf Tournament

Golf Tournament on June 2, 2018 was very successful and raised $7,926.55 for a total of over $180,000.00 for the education of our children. Teamsters Local 493 would like to thank everyone who participated this year in making the event a great success.

75th Anniversary Celebration at Lake Compounce

Teamsters Local 493 75th Anniversary Celebration at Lake Compounce on July 21, 2018 was a fun filled day for our members and families. It was a great time to meet other members of Local 493. We sold over 1000 tickets.

Plainfield Memorial School Fire on Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Plainfield Board of Education Custodians Challenge and Triumph

New England Teamsters Federal Credit Union

NETFCU has proudly provided financial services to Teamsters throughout New England since 1973. Click Here to download a recent letter about eligibility and the benefits of banking with NETFCU.

To take advantage, please visit or call 1-800-343-7126.

Contract Negotiations

Click here for a full list of companies represented by Teamsters Local 493

Ongoing Contracts:

  • Windham WPCA
  • Windham Highway
  • UPS
  • Student Transportation of America
  • M&J Bus / Brooklyn
  • First Student Norwich
  • East Haddam Highway

Ratified Contracts:

  • Levine Distributing
  • Plainfield BOE
  • Ledyard Highway
  • Defender Industries
  • Arborio Corp
  • Cardi Corp
  • Day & Zimmermann
  • Delva Corp
  • O&G Industries
  • Tilcon RediMix
  • Wescon Corp