Leadership Messages

GP Nigro: A United Constitution

Change is hard and for many it is difficult to accept. Change is not an event with an exact start and stop point; it’s a process. Each step you make, even if it’s a relatively…

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SMART GP Nigro: A Transparent History

Throughout the past year, we have shared major portions of our history, as documented by labor historian Grace Palladino. She has provided an insightful and candid look at several major issues addressed by your union’s…

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Happy Thanksgiving

While a day of thanks has been observed in the United States and Canada since the days of our earliest European settlers, this year marks  America’s 150th official Thanksgiving celebration.  It was all begun, only…

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General President Nigro: The Power of Unity

Last month, delegates from both the SMART transportation and sheet metal divisions stood together united as one on the floor of the AFL-CIO convention. SMART’s message to our brothers and sisters in the labor movement…

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