DUE to Severe Weather on July 9th Cookout has been Postponed

Let your Supervisor know today we are rescheduling the Portland Riverfront Park Cookout to July 30th.

Thank you for understanding.

Rain Date July 30th – Riverfront Park, Portland

Time: 11:30am- 3pm

We look forward to celebrating with you.

Carl Chisem, President

Michael Ercoli, Vice President

Leslie Maddocks, Secretary-Treasurer

John Birtwistle, Trustee

Tina Griffith, Trustee

Karen Martin, Trustee

Greg Graham, Trustee


Contact Your Legislators and

Tell Them to Support Affordable Health Care

Access For All



Executive Board

Insurance companies got a major tax cut even as they raked in record profits amid the pandemic. Now they’re spending millions to kill the public option that would expand coverage and lower costs.

Opponents of health care reform are using every play in the book to derail efforts to make health care in Connecticut more affordable, accessible and equitable.

Support SB842, a common-sense reform that ensures insurers do their part. Contact your legislators and tell them to support affordable health care access for all.

​Click the link below to be brought to the Take Action page, where you can send a prepared letter to your legislators.


The Connecticut Employees Union Independent began in 1967 when Salvatore Perrucio started an Independent Union with 350 members from the Connecticut Valley Hospital. From that small beginning, CEUI grew to over 8,000 employees in the 1980’s that covered all corners of the State with members in nearly every State agency. In 1977, the union was able to negotiate and win the “Master Contract”.....

Dear CEUI Brothers and Sisters,
Please click the video above to see an important

Public Service Announcement from Governor Lamont and members of UConn Health Labor Coalition.

In Solidarity,
Carl Chisem


Informational Picketing for Fair Contracts at Governor's Mansion

Founded in 1967, Connecticut Employees Union Independent is a member run organization of over 7,000 active and retired blue collar maintenance and service State workers. CEUI members can be found at every State facility. We cook, clean, repair, maintain and deliver in Connecticut’s State buildings, hospitals, campuses, airports, roads, bridges, and parks. Our mission is to work together to continually improve the quality of life for all working families through collective bargaining, workplace representation, and political action.

Who We Are

​CEUI Local 511 continues to fight for

Work Zone Safety Enforcement Legislation

in the General Assembly session.