Local 17 School Supply Drive

Help Dorchester students start strong this year!  Local 17’s Women’s Committee and Futures Committee are working with the Community Academy of Science and Health (C.A.S.H.), one of Boston’s most underfunded schools. Throughout July and August, please...

Major Wins for Maine’s Working Families

Maine working families have scored major victories after key labor measures were signed into law this week. Public works projects, now defined as those receiving at least $50,000 of state funding, are now required to pay the prevailing wage. Workers building our...

CONTRACTOR SPOTLIGHT: Cox Engineering

For 95 years, Cox Engineering has proudly partnered with SMW17. While working on the Boston Opera House in 1924, Cox Engineering became a signatory contractor with Sheet Metal Workers Local 17, beginning what is now a successful 95-year partnership. Cox Engineering...

SMW17 AWARDS $114,500 IN SCHOLARSHIPS

Sheet Metal Workers Local 17 is proud to award more than $100,000 in scholarships this year to help dozens of local students continue their education. Scholarships range from one-time $500 scholarships to four-year scholarships totaling $16,000. Meet the 2019...

SMW17 MEMBERS SAVE LIVES THANKS TO SAFETY TRAINING

We all know that SMW17 members are the best sheet metal workers in the nation, but you may not know that thanks to our CPR/AED training, many are also saving lives. Fourth-year apprentice Ryan Dacey makes us proud to call him Brother. Ryan was recently at a job on the...