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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

2019 Golf Tournament

Teamsters Local 493 Annual Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Pequot Golf Club on Wheeler Road in Stonington, CT. This golf event raises money for the Edward W. Rice Scholarship Award which benefits children and grandchildren of Local 493 members. Sponsorship/Player information will be mailed out in the coming months.

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:

  • UPS
  • M&J Bus Brooklyn
  • M&J Bus / Sprague
  • Construction
  • Tilcon - Ryan Ready Mix
  • Windham BOE - Custodians
  • Electric Boat
  • Automatic Rolls
  • UNFI
  • Frito Lay
  • First Student Lisbon/Bozrah
  • Buckeye Partners
  • Pepsi
  • Brownell

Ratified Contracts:

  • Defender
  • East Haddam
  • First Student Norwich
  • Ledyard
  • Levine Distributing
  • Montville Bus
  • Plainfield BOE
  • Windham WPCQ
  • Windham Highway