We are Local Lodge1746, part of District 26 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, and we serve the hourly employees at Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford, Connecticut.

We are located at 357 Main Street, East Hartford, Connecticut 06118. Our phone number is 860-568-3000.

The front office is open from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

Shannon (Shay) Nicola is our office manager; she can be reached via phone or email.

Monthly Meeting
Our members meet the second Sunday of every month at 11:00 AM, except when that Sunday falls on a holiday. In that case, we will meet on the third Sunday of the month. You can also view the latest meetings and events on the calendar page.
Local Lodge Leadership

Our Executive Board (E board), which runs the local lodge, is elected every three years.

  • President: Howard Huestis
  • Vice President: Geronimo Valdez
  • Recording Secretary: Teesha Grant     
  • Secretary-Treasurer: Kurt Burkhart
  • Trustees: James Bullock, John Hanusovsky, David Hall

Our Shop Stewards are elected every year.

Our  Safety Representatives are elected every three years.

The Machinists Club
We have “The Machinist Club” which has a full-service bar. It is open to all members and guests of members, from 3 PM until 1 AM Monday through Thursday and 3 PM until 2 AM on Fridays. It’s open from 8 PM until 2 AM on Saturday and closed Sundays. The entrance is located at the back of the building.
CBA 2016