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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Letter Carrier Food Drive Collects 71 Million Lbs

The Letter Carriers’ 25th annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive, the largest one-day annual food drive in the U.S., collected 71.1 million pounds of food, the third-highest total ever.  NALC, its members, its union allies…

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Notes From the Recent ICB Conference

Mechanical and building codes are the Bible that sheet metal workers live by — they protect occupants and property in the buildings they help design, construct and maintain. At the 2017 ICB (International Certification Board)…

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Take Action to Protect Prevailing Wages

An attack on the Davis Bacon Act Act, which sets prevailing wages that protect wage standard for SMART sheet metal workers across the United States, died in the House last week. Every member deserves recognition…

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‘Built to Succeed’ In Indiana

The world of apprenticeships work much like academia – many good programs all work to recruit the same stellar students. In Indiana, instead of fighting for those students, training coordinators banded together to form Built…

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