Sign Up For Our New Member Portal

We’re proud to announce the launch of a new online member portal for all Local 17 members. Please note that our current system for dues processing by credit card, debit card, and phone payments will end on Friday, January 15. Members will have to register with...
Bloomberg Law features Local 17 in story on Mayor Walsh

Bloomberg Law features Local 17 in story on Mayor Walsh

Labor Secretary Pick Walsh Is ‘Biden-esque’ Consensus-Builder By Ben Penn Jan. 8, 2021 Boston Mayor Marty Walsh’s selection for labor secretary excites unions due to his organized labor roots, but his rise in politics demonstrates a knack for finding common ground...

Local 17 Members Upgrade Historic Strand Theatre

Local 17 members outfitted the historic Strand Theatre in Dorchester with high-quality air filtration systems this week. These upgrades will help protect visitors from airborne contaminants like COVID-19. We’re proud of all our members who continue to answer the...

Read Local 17’s Fall 2020 Newsletter

The Fall 2020 edition of the Local 17 newsletter is available online now. Read about our recent election victories, key pro-worker legislation, and our project building a new, state-of-the-art high school for students in East Providence. Be sure to check your mailbox...

Important Thanksgiving COVID-19 Safety Message

Brothers and Sisters,   On behalf of all of us at Sheet Metal Workers Local 17, Happy Thanksgiving to you and your families. This holiday, please protect your family and your coworkers by being safe at work and at home.   We know that safety is everyone’s...

Local 17 Members Donate $1,000 of Food to GBLC Food Drive

When working families need help, Local 17 is always there to lend a hand. This past Saturday, our members showed up for our Brothers and Sisters in Local 26, donating $1,000 of food as part of the Greater Boston Labor Council’s Union Food Drive. I want to thank...