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...

TOMORROW: Rhode Island Contract Vote

Brothers and Sisters, This is a reminder that Rhode Island Members will vote on a new proposed contract tomorrow, Friday, June 19, 2020, from 12-2 PM. All voting will take place at the Rhode Island Union Hall, 22 Amflex Drive, Cranston, RI. Voting will still be...

Rhode Island Negotiations Update

Brothers and Sisters, At Local 17, we’re committed to fighting for you and your family. You bring unmatched skill and dedication to the job every day, and your wages should reflect that work and commitment. We’re still in negotiations with our SMACNA...

TOMORROW: Report to Rhode Island Shops

Brothers and Sisters, Our work in sheet metal makes Rhode Island buildings safer, and sharing the benefits of the state’s building boom with workers makes our communities stronger. It’s our duty to ensure the next generation of sheet metal workers can...

Rhode Island Contract Update

Brothers and Sisters, We’re building Rhode Island’s future, and we want our families to be a part of it. We know many of you have been working through this pandemic to meet the demands of the state’s recent building boom. At Local 17, we’re...

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...