SHEET METAL WORKERS LOCAL 17 INSURANCE FUND: LEADING THE INDUSTRY IN QUALITY As healthcare costs across the U.S. continue to skyrocket, workers are increasingly being forced to shoulder the burden. What’s worse, they’ve had to sacrifice the best doctors and medicine...read more
Bob Bulter, Business Manager, Local 17 Dear Brothers and Sisters, 2018 was a banner year for Local 17. We’re growing in strength and numbers, and we look forward to building on our success in the year ahead. Generating Even More Work We’re proud to report that...read more
Transitioning from the battlefield to the workplace can be difficult. After bravely serving our country, many veterans say it’s a challenge to match the skills they developed in the military with those of potential employers. Office jobs don’t always feel like the...read more
SMW17 recently discovered that Blue Hills Regional Technical School in Canton is relying on unlicensed workers to perform its $84 million renovation. It’s not right, so we’re taking action. SMW17 Business Manager Bob Butler raised our concerns in CommonWealth...read more
Since our humble beginnings in 1896, Local 17 has been blessed with strong leadership, committed members, and supportive families. At our recent Pinning Ceremony, we were honored to recognize the incredible contributions of our longtime members and celebrate their...read more
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