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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Signs of Heat-Related Illness

As we head into the hottest time of year, can you tell the difference between the various types of heat-related illnesses? And what kind of first aid is suitable for each? Here is a brief…

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On Memorial Day

Memorial Day is the day we all come together to remember every hero who sacrificed their lives for our freedom and security. While we cannot pay them back for the ultimate sacrifice made by the…

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Nevada two-person crew legislation signed into law

The advocacy and hard work of SMART Transportation Division members and retirees, the Nevada State Legislative Board and a coalition that included Sheet Metal brothers and sisters, other rail unions and safety-conscious members of the…

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Sheet Metal Workers Strike Across Ontario

SMART Sheet Metal Workers in Toronto, London, Hamilton, Thunder Bay, Niagara, and Ottawa — among others — have gone on strike as a response to the status of talks between the union and the Ontario Sheet…

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McClees Honored at 100 Year Anniversary

This past weekend, SMART SM Local 206 held their 100-year anniversary celebration in San Diego where SMART General Secretary Treasurer Richard McClees and the McClees family were honored with the naming of the hall on…

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