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GP Sellers Visits Philadelphia Members

On June 4th, SMART General President Joseph Sellers and Assistant to the General President Joseph Powell visited Local 19 members working at the Penn First rack building facility and Wm. J. Donovan’s thermaduct shop in…

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Two Family Members Win Union Plus Scholarships

Union Plus recently awarded $170,000 in scholarships to 108 students representing 34 unions, including two winning family members from SMART. This year’s group of scholarship recipients includes university, college, and trade or technical school students…

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Local 1947 S&T killed in rail accident

Travis “Bowie” Andrepont, the secretary/treasurer of Local 1947 in Lake Charles, La., was killed before dawn on Tuesday, Aug. 20, in a rail accident in Beaumont, Texas. Andrepont, 39, of DeQuincy, La., had worked for…

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Seeking proposals for Section 6 notices

The SMART Transportation Division is beginning the process of formulating Section 6 notices to be served on rail carriers negotiating under the umbrella of the National Carriers’ Conference Committee (NCCC), which will include proposals to…

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RRB announces schedule for Fall pre-retirement seminars

Thinking of retiring soon? Designed for railroad employees and spouses planning to retire within five years, the pre-retirement seminars offered by the Railroad Retirement Board are designed to familiarize attendees with the retirement benefits available…

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SMART Convention Chooses Leaders to Focus On Future

Delegates to the Second SMART General Convention have elected by acclamation Joseph Sellers, Jr. as General President and Joseph Powell as General Secretary-Treasurer on August 14, 2019. Sellers is a second-generation sheet metal worker who…

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