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Rhode Island Contract Update and Vote

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our ability to conduct business as usual has been greatly affected. Our negotiations with SMACNA Contractors have been hampered in a way like we have never witnessed before. With the circumstances laid out...

Thursday & Friday: Drive-up drug testing

Brothers and Sisters, During these tough times, we're making it easy to renew your Workplace Safety Card with drive-up drug testing. If your Workplace Safety Card has expired, come by Florian Hall in Dorchester this week to take your drug test right from your vehicle....

CANCELLED: 2020 Canobie Lake Family Day

Brothers and Sisters, Due to the continued impact of COVID-19, we've made the tough decision to cancel this year's Family Day at Canobie Lake Park, previously scheduled for Saturday, July 18. We look forward to gathering again for this great event in 2021. It's a...

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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Sheet Metal Workers Local 17

1157 Adams Street

Dorchester, MA 02124

(617) 296-1680