Leadership Messages

Make sure you’re registered to vote!

Dear Member, How often have you heard the phrase, “this is the most important election in our lifetime?” Plenty, I’m sure. The truth is, every election is important, with the stakes being higher in a presidential…

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Working in a right-to-work state

Almost half of states in the United States today are right to work states. ‘Right to work’ is a statute or law that prohibits union security agreements between labor unions and employers. These laws govern…

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GP Sellers: The Value Of Strength

Whatever the group or organization, it is an honor to serve in office. For a union, however, it is even more special. In our organization we are all workers, joining together for mutual strength and…

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TD officer, vice general chairperson elevated

A SMART Transportation Division officer and a general chairperson have been elevated to new Transportation Division positions following the retirement of Alternate Vice President R.W. “Red” Dare Nov. 30. The Transportation Division Board of Directors…

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Wash. SLD Krohn appears on PBS coal show

SMART Transportation Division Washington State Legislative Director Herb Krohn Nov. 7 appeared on Northwest Now, a Public Broadcasting System program that airs in Washington on Television Station KBTC. Northwest Now is an Emmy®-award winning weekly public…

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