SMART, the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers, is one of North America’s most dynamic and diverse unions with 203,000 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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SMART to Blue Green Alliance: No Path Forward

After months of attacks on SMART members green jobs by lobbying group AAM, SMART will leave the Blue Green Alliance and pursue green jobs agenda through other partnerships. Washington, D.C.—The International Association of Sheet Metal,…

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Local 24 Women Mobilize for Homeless Vets

For two months members of the SMART Local #24 Women’s  Committee and SMART Army collected personal care items to put care packages together for homeless Veterans.  We had collection boxes at all Union Halls and…

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We Honor Those Who Served

  On this Veterans Day and Remembrance Day 2019, on behalf of the SMART General Executive Council and the more than 200,000 members of SMART, we salute the men and women who have served in…

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New SMART Heroes Newsletter

  A new issue of the SMART Heroes newsletter is available here.In this issue: Married Duo Team Up for A “Weld” of Success • Sponsor a Hero (SAH) Scholarships • Two-Year Anniversary Marks the Birth…

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Profile of a sheet metal guru

This article takes a look at a female sheet metal worker blazing a path forward for her fellow sisters in the trade. “Her day starts early, getting up at 4:30 a.m. to get her food…

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