On Tuesday, November 5th, we're asking our Brothers and Sisters to get out the vote in the 2019 municipal elections. Our union cards are our opportunity to make a difference, and it's crucial to make sure you vote. That's why we're endorsing the following candidates...read more
We're ramping up our campaign to close the loophole in the prevailing wage law that has made it easier for out-of-state contractors to cheat workers and pay them less than they deserve. On October 15, we were joined by labor leaders from Pipefitters Local 537 and...read more
Students at Blue Hills Regional Technical High School are facing potential safety concerns as they head back to school this fall. That's because Maine-based contractor New England Tech Air and its unlicensed workers have caused missed deadlines and over $7 million in...read more
This article was originally published in the Patriot-Ledger. By Shaun Robinson CANTON — Officials say a $85 million renovation at Blue Hills Regional Technical School in Canton is over budget and behind schedule, forcing students to start the fall semester on an...read more
Below are the candidates Sheet Metal Workers Local 17 is endorsing for the Boston City Council election on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. AT LARGE Michael Flaherty Annisa Essaibi George Erin Murphy Martin Keogh DISTRICTS District 1 - Lydia Edwards District 2 - Ed Flynn...read more
SMW17 members giving back to the community at the Greater Merrimack Valley Food Bank in Lowell, MA. Thank you for your...read more
Over 20 Local 17 members came out to Blue Hills Regional Technical High School's Freshman Parent's Night. They called on school administrators to cut off ties with out-of-state contractor New England Tech Air for using unlicensed workers in their renovation. The...read more
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...read more
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.