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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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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Local 49 earns NEMIC Industry Award

Sheet Metal Workers Local 49 in New Mexico was awarded the Industry Award by the National Energy Management Institute Committee (NEMIC) for exceptional commitment to the passage of ground-breaking state-wide Fire Life Safety legislation as…

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Members At Simpson Strong-Tie On Strike

Over 300 SMART Local 104 sheet metal workers employed at Simpson Strong-Tie in Stockton, California have been on strike since Thursday, September 5th, 2019. The men and women behind the production of Simpson Strong-Tie’s beloved fasteners,…

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Happy Labor Day From GP Sellers

Brothers and sisters, let me wish you and your family a Happy Labor Day. This past month, we completed our Second SMART General Convention where transportation and sheet metal members stood together to work on…

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