Inflatable Rat Has Its Day In Court

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has found that Unions have the First Amendment right to display an inflatable rat as part of an area standards campaign.  Furthermore, localities that attempt to prohibit the use of inflatable rats may be infringing on that Fi [...]

BPRR employees vote SMART TD

On August 29, 2016, Maintenance of Way (MOW) and Signalmen, employed by Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad (BPRR), voted for representation by SMART Transportation Division. The National Mediation Board certified the election results August 30. The vote adds 36 MOW and 10 Sign [...]

SMART Member To Be Featured In Labor Day Marathon

The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) and Sportsman Channel are teaming up again to honor the American workforce during the 2016 Brotherhood Outdoors Labor Day “Salute to the American Worker” – Presented by Wolverine, which airs Saturday, Sept. 3, from 5-8 p.m. EST. Over the c [...]

Safety Champions to Gather In Arizona

On September 11–13, SMOHIT (Sheet Metal Occupational Health Institute Trust) will host the second annual Safety Champions Conference and Awards at the Talking Stick Resort and Casino in Scottsdale, Arizona. The conference is open
 to all members who contribute to SMOHIT and a [...]