Norman (Norm) J. Gregoire, 72, of Manchester, died peacefully at home June 20, 2019, his wife and loving family by his side after a period of declining health. He was born in Manchester on April 3, 1947, to the late Pauline (Dumont) and Camille Gregoire. He was a...read more
Massachusetts contractors are required to pay workers a prevailing wage on public projects. Prevailing wage laws help offer family-sustaining wages while ensuring quality work without sticker shock. However, the law unfairly excludes workers who are...read more
Local 17's Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee was honored to host both the local and regional apprenticeship contests at our training center this spring. Both contests were great opportunities for Local 17's very best to showcase their skills. Thanks to all who...read more
We are sorry to hear of the passing of our Brother William W. Henkel, a beloved Local 17 Member. William's burial site service will take place on Saturday, June 29 at Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 301 S. County Trail in Exeter, Rhode Island, 02822. Guests are asked to...read more
Michael Ronald Nelson, 27, of Plymouth MA is now his children’s superhero in the sky. Michael attended Plymouth South High School graduating class of 2010. Michael worked in many fields such as culinary, landscaping, painting, and most recently a Journeyman for Sheet...read more
When Kevin Yanoolis' Wife Was Diagnosed with Terminal Lung Disease, They Counted on SMW17's Healthcare to Save Her Life Kevin Yanoolis has been part of the Sheet Metal Workers Local 17 family since he was born. His father joined the union at age 28. Kevin joined when...read more
We are sorry to hear of the passing of our Brother Joseph Andrew O'Brien, a Local 17 member for over 60 years. Joseph Andrew O'Brien, age 86, of Centerville, formerly of Norwood, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on May 11, 2019. He was...read more
Local 17 is proud to sponsor Building Trades Recovery Week, starting Monday, April 29th. To register and see the full list of conference events, visit BuildingTradesForRecovery.com.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.