Updates

Major Wins for Maine’s Working Families

Maine working families have scored major victories after key labor measures were signed into law this week. Public works projects, now defined as those receiving at least $50,000 of state funding, are now required to pay the prevailing wage. Workers building our...

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CONTRACTOR SPOTLIGHT: Cox Engineering

For 95 years, Cox Engineering has proudly partnered with SMW17. While working on the Boston Opera House in 1924, Cox Engineering became a signatory contractor with Sheet Metal Workers Local 17, beginning what is now a successful 95-year partnership. Cox Engineering...

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SMW17 AWARDS $114,500 IN SCHOLARSHIPS

Sheet Metal Workers Local 17 is proud to award more than $100,000 in scholarships this year to help dozens of local students continue their education. Scholarships range from one-time $500 scholarships to four-year scholarships totaling $16,000. Meet the 2019...

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SMW17 MEMBERS SAVE LIVES THANKS TO SAFETY TRAINING

We all know that SMW17 members are the best sheet metal workers in the nation, but you may not know that thanks to our CPR/AED training, many are also saving lives. Fourth-year apprentice Ryan Dacey makes us proud to call him Brother. Ryan was recently at a job on the...

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Remembering Norman J. Gregoire

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...

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SMW17 Fights to Close Prevailing Wage Loophole

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...

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SMW17 HOSTS APPRENTICESHIP CONTESTS

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...

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Calendar

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

smw17boston@gmail.com