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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March 2017 GP Video Message

General President Sellers discusses his series of visits to hear from members about the issues important to them.  This includes recent visits to Local 100 members at Cove Point in Maryland, Local 441 members at…

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Take A Stand Against Outsourcing

One year ago today, on March 23, 2016, 600 dedicated Nabisco workers in Chicago were given pink slips by Mondelēz/Nabisco and told their jobs were being sent to Mexico. We stand in solidarity with the…

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Young woman killed by train during photo shoot

NAVASOTA, Texas – Fredzania Thompson, a mother-to-be and an aspiring model, was tragically killed during a photo shoot on train tracks. Read the complete article here. According to John Risch, SMART TD national legislative director, there…

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Local 1704 mourns loss of two members

SMART TD Bus Vice President Calvin Studivant reports that Roshonda McIntosh, 41, died March 16, and Ira Fitzgerald, 53, died March 17. Both members had been ill. McIntosh and Fitzgerald were both members of Local 1704 in…

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