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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.

Bevan J. Sweet
Secretary - Treasurer / Principal Officer

Craig R. Mitchell
President / Business Agent

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

News and Recent Updates

2019 Golf Tournament

Teamsters Local 493 held our Annual Golf Tournament on June 1, 2019. We are pleased to announce that the event was a huge success and exceeded our expectations.

We would like to extend our sincerest thanks to all of our Gold, Honorary and Hole Sponsors, to all who donated and to our golfers. This event would not be successful without any of you.

The Edward W. Rice Memorial Scholarship Fund has raised more than $188,980.

Thank you for your very generous support.

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 BOE – Custodians
  • Electric Boat
  • Automatic Rolls
  • UNFI
  • Frito Lay
  • First Student – Lisbon/Bozrah
  • Buckeye Partners
  • Pepsi

Ratified Contracts:

  • Construction
  • Defender
  • East Haddam
  • First Student Norwich
  • Ledyard
  • Levine Distributing
  • M&J Bus Brooklyn
  • M&J Bus / Sprague Montville Bus
  • Plainfield BOE
  • Tilcon – Ryan Ready Mix
  • UNFI – Clerical
  • UPS
  • Windham WPCQ
  • Windham Highway