‘I Got Your Back’ at Local 66

In this video, Arielle Womack of SMART SM Local 66 in Western Wash. shares the story of how her union sisters and brothers had her back after she experienced family tragedy. “You can tell someone all day that you’re gonna be there for them. But when you show up is when it matters. ‘I Got […]

Video in DNC’s first night highlights relationship between Biden, SMART retiree

Gregg B. Weaver, a retired member of SMART-TD Local 898 who rode with former Vice President Joe Biden many times during the longtime senator’s commute from Delaware to Washington D.C., was featured in a video presented Monday, Aug. 17, during the first night of the Democratic National Convention. In the video, the former vice president’s […]

Alt. VP Scott Chelette speaks on two-person crews

SMART Transportation Division Alternate Vice President J. Scott Chelette, general chairperson of GO 927, was featured in a television news report about the rail industry’s intention to eliminate the conductor from the cab of freight trains in the wake of Class I freight carriers implementing Positive Train Control (PTC). Chelette was featured alongside West, Texas, […]

Video: GP Sellers Town Hall Forum

Hear questions your fellow members sent in and the General President’s responses. The event was a success, with a steady stream of questions asked online by SMART members from across every part of the organization.  Click here to view.

Video: Mobilizing For Hurricane Relief

In this video, General President Sellers discusses SMART operations directed at hurricane relief for members affected by recent hurricanes. This includes the dispersal of approximately $500,000 (to date) in cash and material relief contributions to affected sheet metal and transportation members; an immediate mobilization of volunteer members and local unions across the U.S. and Canada […]

Ohio’s SLD Gardner explains why two-person crews are necessary on The Union Edge: Labor’s Talk Radio

Ohio’s State Legislative Director Stuart Gardner went on The Union Edge: Labor’s Talk Radio to discuss with Host Charles Showalter why two-person crews are necessary for the safety of all.   https://static.smart-union.org/worksite/Video/Aug_8_Stuart_Gardner.mp3   Click here to visit The Union Edge: Labor’s Talk Radio.