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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Local 276 Helps BC Charity

SMART Sheet Metal Local 276 in Victoria, BC has been working with a local organization called Hero Work.  Hero Work brings together companies and workers to perform “Radical Renovations” on buildings that house charities. Most…

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Did You See A Change In Tax Liability?

Ahead of the 2020 tax season, SMART is gathering detailed information on how the tax changes signed into law in December 2017 have been affecting our members. Under that plan, which went into effect for…

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Take Action to Protect Pensions

After a lifetime of hard work, working people deserve to retire with dignity.  As a result of reckless Wall Street behavior, industry deregulation and courts that allow employers the liberal use of corporate bankruptcy, important parts…

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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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