Welcome to AFSCME Local 355

Local 355 is one of eight statewide locals who represent over 6,000 clerical employees working in the State of Connecticut Administrative Clerical Bargaining Unit (NP-3). Local 355 represents approximately 450 of these members in the towns of East Hartford, Manchester, Mansfield, Willimantic, Willington, and Storrs.

Our members work at the University of Connecticut (UConn), Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU), Manchester Community College (MCC), Cheney and Windham Tech, State Police Troop C, Bergin Correctional Center, UConn Health Partners (UCHP), and the Departments of Children and Families (DCF), Information Technology (DOIT), Labor, Developmental Services (DDS), Social Services (DSS), Tourism, and Motor Vehicles (DMV).

Local 355 is affiliated with AFSCME Council 4, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees International Union, and the AFL-CIO with 1.3 Million members throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. AFSCME International Union provides political strength and valuable resources to members on a national level, while AFSCME Council 4 provides service on a statewide level.

Your Union

AFSCME is your union. Only through the active involvement of the members – you and your coworkers – can we exercise our strength in numbers necessary to make progress for ourselves, our families, our communities, and the public we serve.

Our Mission

Unite our local union membership to exercise our power – our strength in numbers – to win economic and social progress for ourselves, our families, our communities, and the public we serve.