Duckworth Addresses SMART BA Conference

Congresswoman Tami Duckworth, currently running for U.S. Senate in Illinois, delivered a heartfelt and inspirational address on Tuesday at the SMART Sheet Metal Business Agents’ Conference in Chicago, IL. Her speech detailed not only the experience she faced when her he [...]

Label It Scan It Report It

The union labels are an essential tool for enforcing contracts and protecting jobs, wages, and benefits. Union officials work hard to negotiate the best contracts possible, and the labels are essential to protecting those contracts, union jobs, and wages. They play a central [...]

Member Assistance Program Grows

For decades, when a member of the International Association of Sheet Metal Air, Rail and Transportation Workers, or SMART, had a personal problem, they would turn to a fellow member for help. For small issues, friends and mentors dispensed good advice just fine. However, for [...]

Local 19 Rep Wins Delaware Race

Democrat Ken Woods was elected in May to a Council seat in Delaware’s New Castle County after the death of former Councilman Joe Reda. Woods defeated his Republican challenger with an overwhelming 70 percent of the vote and will serve the remainder of Reda’s four-year term, w [...]

Polished Skills Restore Luster to Vanderbilt Landmark

Dating back to 1863, Benson Science Hall was one of the first buildings constructed on the campus of Vanderbilt University in Nashville. Like any well-aged structure, renovations are required from time to time. The current work was begun by members of SMART SM Local 177 (Nash [...]

GP Sellers: Vote and Volunteer Union

By the time you get this Members’ Journal, the U.S. Presidential election will
be just three months away. That’s 90 days to gather
 the facts, make choices-and pitch in some time for candidates who support and respect American Labor. The choice before the American [...]