Women in Construction Week 2022

From March 6–11, SMART once again celebrated Women in Construction Week, hosting a series of virtual events and distributing various videos to recognize the SMART sisters who make our union strong. The women of our union consistently strive to empower SMART and advocate on be [...]

SMART members win NABTU Tradeswomen award 

SMART Local 66 member Vanessa Carman, left, operates a Trimble to do layout for Hermanson Company at the Harrison Hospital Acute Care project in Silverdale, Wash., in 2019.  In January 2022, journeyperson Vanessa Carman of SMART Local 66 (Seattle, Wash.) won the North Am [...]

NEMI, AEA partner on theater ventilation protocols

Actors, producers, directors, musicians, stagehands, costume designers, audiences and the litany of others who make live shows possible will all be a little safer thanks to a recent partnership between the Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) and NEMI.

GEM Inc. becomes signatory to Local 33 

NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR SHEET METAL WORKERS AVAILABLE IN NORTHWEST OHIO GEM Inc. has a long history of working jointly with trade unions to make sure customers receive the quality, safety and return on investment they deserve. It recently added to this history by becoming a sig [...]

Veterans in first SMART Heroes class graduate apprenticeship 

Army veteran and SMART Heroes graduate Richard Quintana. Two members of the first class of SMART Heroes — the unionized sheet metal industry’s bridge from military life to a civilian career in sheet metal, welding and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) — are set [...]

SM Local 67 hosts holiday fishing tournament 

SMART SM Local 67 (San Antonio and Austin, Texas) was able to team up with the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance, Texas Union Roofing, former NFL running back Priest Holmes, the San Antonio Building Trades and Humana for a festive fishing event. Fish were caught, people were fed and [...]