About Us


AFSCME Local 478 represents over 500 administrative clerical employees from Bridgeport to Meriden.  We are affiliated with Council 4 in New Britain and AFSCME International in Washington, DC.  We are part of the NP-3 bargaining unit which represents over 4,000 state clerical employees.


Our Local’s Values:          

  • Members are to be represented with fairness and to the best of our ability.
  • Members should be kind and respectful.
  • Stewards and Union officials should provide unbiased representation for members.
  • Officers are to be fiscally responsible.
  • Union business should be as transparent as possible.
  • We are a union family and it is the leadership’s goal to create an environment that fosters solidarity.

Our Local’s Mission:

  • All officers will provide unbiased representation to all members.
  • It is the mission of the leadership to teach our members the core purposes of the organization and help members learn more about labor relations.
  • To develop a voice to speak on behalf of the members’ political, socio-economic, and labor related causes.
  • We will promote the good and welfare of the membership.
  • It is our mission to enhance, promote, and encourage activism.

AFSCME is the union that honors solidarity without conformity, drawing each member’s story into a force of experience and commitment that can’t be ignored. That’s how we win better lives for ourselves, our families, and our communities.


Vice President
General Member of the Executive Board