Rally on March 1: Amazon doesn’t need a handout

Brothers and Sisters, Don't let Jeff Bezos turn North Andover into North Amazon! For 50 years, the 110 acres of land in North Andover that Amazon wants to take over housed a business that provided good-paying, middle-class jobs and benefits to area residents. Amazon,...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Access Expanded

Brothers and Sisters, The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is expanding access for COVID-19 vaccinations. Individuals 65 years or older and individuals with two or more qualifying medical conditions can now schedule a COVID-19 vaccine. Click here to find a vaccination...

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Safety at risk with so-called “Right to Work”

Brothers and Sisters, The facts are clear: workplace fatalities are about 49% higher in so-called "Right to Work" states. Injuries on the job also skew higher in these states. We've fought hard over decades for solid, steady jobs with safety as a top priority on all...

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Read the Winter 2021 Edition of the Local 17 Newsletter

Brothers and Sisters, Hope you are having a great week so far. The Winter 2021 edition of the Local 17 newsletter is now available online below. Read all about our project forecast for 2021, new partnerships, and our transition to the SMART Northeast Regional Council....

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Our hard-working families DO NOT deserve a $10,000 pay cut

Our hard-working families DO NOT deserve a $10,000 pay cut

Brothers and Sisters, We must act today to protect our families and our working conditions. Together we have worked hard to build steady jobs for our families in New Hampshire. Now, proponents of so-called "Right to Work" (RTW) are spreading misinformation, claiming...

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Effective May 1, 2021: Northeast Regional Council Bylaws

Brothers and Sisters, As we prepare to form the SMART Northeast Regional Council, it's important for us to be clear and forthcoming in sharing the goals and processes for this new governing body. As a Regional Council, we will aim to create a united front among our...

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No pay cut for NH families — RTW isn’t Freedom!

Brothers and Sisters, In New Hampshire, we know what freedom means - and we know when it’s under attack. Here in the Granite State, our lawmakers are being influenced by corporations advocating for so-called "Right to Work" laws. In fact, "Right to Work" isn’t just...

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SMW17 regularly holds meetings, trainings, and events that better help us serve our membership.
Check the calendar below or call us at
(617) 296-1680 for more information.

Sheet Metal Workers Local 17

1157 Adams Street

Dorchester, MA 02124

(617) 296-1680