SMART, the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers, is one of North America’s most dynamic and diverse unions with 216,000 members. SMART’s members ensure the quality of the air we breathe, promote energy efficiency, produce and provide the vital services that move products to market and passengers to their destinations. We are sheet metal workers, service technicians, bus operators, engineers, conductors, sign workers, welders, production employees and more. With members in scores of different occupations, we advocate for fairness in the workplace, excellence at work and opportunity for all working families.

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St. Louis Lambert Airport Terminal Shines Again!

An icon among airports worldwide, St. Louis’s Lambert International Airport rose to international prominence in the twentieth century, thanks to its association with Charles Lindbergh and his Spirit of St. Louis, as well as its…

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Sheet Metal Local 91 Gives Back to Iowa Community

Several Sheet Metal Local 91 members volunteered on Saturday, February 7, installing duct work and a furnace for a Bethany for Children and Families home. Bethany has provided voluntary, not-for-profit services to children and families…

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Two-Person Train Crew Bill Advances in Minn. Senate

The Minnesota Senate Committee on Transportation and Public Safety and the Senate Committee on Judiciary have approved legislation requiring two qualified train-crew personnel on all trains in the state with bipartisan support. Senate File 918…

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Local 31 Members Keep Work In House

Sheet Metal Local 31 members Chris Favale and Chris Hernandez worked on Metro-North Engine # 207, which was in a collision that happened in the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s (MTA) new state of the art Harmon…

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Benefit for SMART Family Member

As an organization, we are known for digging deep into our pockets and reaching out to those less fortunate and in need when a tragedy strikes. Michigan State Legislative Director Jerry L. Gibson and his…

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Tri-Rail Employees Vote Yes To SMART

On Tuesday March 10, 2015 at 9:45 p.m., the employees working for Bombardier (Tri Rail Facilities) in Miami and West Palm Beach, FL overwhelmingly had their voices heard with a 26-4 vote to accept union…

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LA Metrolink Engineer Passes Away

On February 24, 2015, Glenn Steele, an engineer in Los Angeles, CA was involved in a horrible train accident that was no fault of his own. After departing Metrolink station in Oxnard, his train hit…

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