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SMART, the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers, is one of North America’s most dynamic and diverse unions with 208,000 members. SMART’s members ensure the quality of the air we breathe, promote energy efficiency, produce and provide the vital services that move products to market and passengers to their destinations. We are sheet metal workers, roofers, service technicians, sign workers, welders, production employees and more. With members in scores of different occupations, we advocate for fairness in the workplace, excellence at work and opportunity for all working families.

SMART Sheet Metal Workers in Toronto, London, Hamilton, Thunder Bay, Niagara, and Ottawa — among others — have gone on strike as a response to the status of talks between the union and the Ontario

In this video, General President Sellers discusses the SMART Month of Community Action taking place from coast to coast along with

SMART has updated its Member Benefits section exclusively for SMART members with new offerings such as discounts for movie and theme park tickets along with other entertainment options.

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Last week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released data on changes in union membership from 2016 to 2017. It was good news for workers, as the total number of union members grew by 262,000 in 2017. Three-fourths of these gains (198,000) were among workers aged 34 and under, who account for less than 40 percent of total employment.

SMART has updated its Member Benefits section exclusively for SMART members with new offerings such as discounts for movie and theme park tickets along with other entertainment options.

As a member of SMART, you have access to one of the leading member benefit programs in the nation.  Sign up for or visit the Members' Section at www.smart-union.org to tour some of the member benefits you can use.   

SMART General President Joseph Sellers recaps 2017 while wishing members a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and Happy Holidays.

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