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Celebrating Brother Pelly’s 100th Birthday

It's not every day that we meet a centenarian. This weekend though, we surprised our Brother Pellegrino "Pelly" Tulimieri with a special parade for his 100th birthday. Pelly's been a member of Local 17 for 73 years and defended our country during World War II. As a...

Fourth of July Holiday Schedule

Brothers and Sisters, Since the Fourth of July falls on a Saturday this year, states throughout New England have established different dates for its observation. These dates may affect your work schedule. Please review work schedules by state below: Massachusetts:...

SATURDAY: Brother Pelly’s 100th Birthday Celebration

Brothers and Sisters, This weekend, Local 17 members are coming together to surprise our Brother Pelly for his 100th birthday. We're working with his family to plan a drive-by parade to celebrate, with banners and signs for everyone who joins. The parade will be held:...

Read the Local 17 Spring 2020 Newsletter

Sheet Metal Workers Local 17 is a building trade union representing more than 2,700 skilled and licensed workers throughout Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. We stand together as the most highly trained professionals in the industry, bringing top safety standards and quality to every project.

Local 17 was formed in 1896 so that men and women working in the sheet metal industry could bargain collectively for better work standards. Today, our members enjoy dignified contracts, industry-leading wages and healthcare, and a sound pension plan they can count on after retirement. 

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Dorchester, MA 02124

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