About Us

We are AFSCME LOCAL 478

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.

VALUES AND MISSION STATEMENT:

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.

Officers

Vice President
Secretary
Treasurer
General Member of the Executive Board