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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Missouri voters overwhelmingly reject Right to Work

Missouri voters voted decisively on Tuesday, August 7 when they overwhelmingly rejected a right-to-work (for less) law that would have divided work forces and limited the freedom to negotiate in private-sector workplaces. Unions gathered enough…

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Member Letter Shows Example of SMART Solidarity

True Unionism is exemplified in the SMART Disaster Relief Fund—and in how we work to reach every member who might need it. After the 2017 hurricanes, a 50-year member from Chicago who had retired to Florida learned of the fund in his Local 73 newsletter…

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Masino Appointed to Pennsylvania Board

  Local 19 President and Business Manager Gary Masino was sworn in to serve a four year term on the Pennsylvania Economic Development Finance Authority Board. He was appointed by Governor Wolf and then after…

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Happy Canada Day and Fourth of July!

Let’s offer our Sisters, Brothers and Friends to the north a belated “Happy Canada Day” on Sunday, June first. Before the rest of us begin to enjoy ourselves and spend time with our friends, family…

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