Rebuild America’s Infrastructure

America should have a world-class infrastructure built by skilled union workers. Instead, we have a failing system in deep need of investment. Now we have the opportunity to change things for the better.   After years of gridlock, the nation finally has an...

Read the Summer 2021 Edition of the Local 17 Newsletter

Brothers and Sisters, Hope you and your family are doing well and had an enjoyable weekend. On behalf of all of us at Local 17, thank you for your support and flexibility throughout the establishment of the SMART Northeast Regional Council. As of this past Saturday,...

NEW BEDFORD/FALL RIVER BARGAINING AREA: SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS

Dear Brothers and Sisters: Please be advised there will be a “Special Order of Business” meeting to: 1. Allocate the October 1, 2021 raise. 2. Regular order of Business will follow. This meeting will follow the State Covid-19 guidelines. Face coverings must be worn,...

Make a plan to vote today

Today is Preliminary Election Day in Boston. Get out and vote for mayor and city council candidates! Elected officials are chosen by those who show up. I encourage every one of you to find the time to make sure that your voice is heard at the polls. Polls are open...