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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Happy Labor Day

On this Labor Day, we can be thankful for the resiliency each and every member of this Union has shown in dealing with the after-effects of this past recession. While there is still much work…

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Seeking Proposals for Section 6 Notices

The SMART Transportation Division is beginning the process of formulating Section 6 notices to be served on rail carriers negotiating under the umbrella of the National Carriers’ Conference Committee (NCCC), which will include proposals to…

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SMART Members Make Gains In Cincinnati

On Friday August 23rd, SMART Local 211 (headquartered in Nashville, TN) members in Cincinnati, OH unanimously ratified an agreement that includes recalling all furloughed SMART members (since 2012) back to work and adds two new…

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Member dies in UP train collision in Arkansas

Two Union Pacific Railroad employees were killed and two others were injured when two UP trains collided early Sunday (Aug. 17) morning in Hoxie, Ark. SMART Transportation Division member and conductor Roderick A. Hayes, 31,…

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Your Union and Your Union Sportsmen’s Alliance

When Union Sportsmen’s Alliance Executive Director and CEO Fred Myers asked attendees at the first SMART Convention how many of them hunted, fished, or spent time outdoors with their families, nearly 100 percent raised their…

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