Connecticut AFL-CIO

Central Labor Councils

There are nine Central Labor Councils in the state. Please scroll down to find contact information and meeting dates & times for the councils.

If you have any questions regarding the labor councils, please contact Rich Benham at or 860-571-6191 x228.

Bristol Labor Council, AFL-CIO (Greater)

Michael Petosa, President

Phone: 860-493-1570, Fax: 860-953-1777


Meetings: 7:00 p.m., 1st Thursday

Meeting Location: 61 East Main Street, Forestville

Central Connecticut Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Ron Frost, President

Phone: 860-984-6565


Meetings: 6:00p.m., 1st Monday

Meeting Location: Meriden Federation of Teachers Office, Suite 1A, 35 Pleasant Street., Meriden

Danbury Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Jim Juliano, President

Phone: 203-426-0065


Meetings: 7:30 p.m., 3rd Tuesday

Meeting Location: Danbury Federation of Nurses, 18 Great Plain Road, Danbury

Fairfield County Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Tom Wilkinson, President

Phone: 203-226-4751


Meetings: 6:30 p.m., 4th Wednesday

Meeting Location: UFCW Local 371 Building, 290 Post Rd. W., Westport


Greater Hartford Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Peggy Buchanan, President

Phone: 860-586-8400

Address: 22 Orange Street, Hartford, CT 06106


Website: and on Facebook

Meetings: 6:00 p.m., 1st Wednesday (No July and August Meetings)

Delegate Meeting Location: 77 Huyshope Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106

Executive Board Meeting Location: 22 Orange Street, Hartford, CT 06106

New Britain Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Barbara Smyth, President

Phone: 860-224-4032


Meetings: 6:30 PM, 2nd Wednesday (No July and August Meetings)

Meeting Location: New Britain Federation of Teachers, 238 South Main Street, New Britain, CT 06053

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 384, New Britain, CT 06053

New Haven Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO (Greater)

Robert Proto, President

Phone: 203-865-3259, Fax: 203-776-6438


Meetings: 5:30 PM 1st Monday

Meeting Location: 267 Chapel St., New Haven, 06513

Southeastern Connecticut Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Wayne Burgess, President

Phone: 860-460-7388, Fax: 860-448-3721


Meetings: 7 p.m., 2nd Monday

Meeting Location: 394 Tollgate Rd., Groton

Western Connecticut Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Rich Golembiewski, President


Meetings: 5 p.m., 1st Tuesday

Meeting Location: 550 Wolcott St, Waterbury, CT 06705

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