SHEET METAL WORKERS LOCAL UNION #55
The Sheet Metal Workers’ Local #55, represents skilled craftpersons in Washington State, Idaho, and Eastern Oregon. Sheet Metal Workers perform architectural sheet metal work, fabrication, installation, and service of heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems, rail work and more.
NW Sheet Metal Worker Health Care Plan Notice
Notice to participants of the NW Sheet Metal Worker Health Care Plan. The Trust has made temporary changes towards the impacts of the Corona virus. Please look for notification from the trust office on the following topics.
Waiver of any out-of-pocket costs associated with testing for COVID-19 for both PPO and non-PPO providers. This would include both the cost of the test as well as office visits or other provider charges related to the testing. Treatment of COVID-19 would still be subject to applicable cost sharing and PPO/non-PPO benefits depending on the provider’s status.
Suspension of any prior authorization requirement for treatment or testing of COVID-19.
A one-time early refill on prescription drugs, with the exception of certain controlled substances.
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
Please review the information (Informational Letter & Draft By-laws) in the MEMBER AREA that has been provided by SMART International General President Joseph Sellers, Jr. Regarding the creation of the North West Regional Council of SMART. If you do not have a login to the Member Area you may email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your IA number in the subject and we will reply with the Informational Letter & Draft By-laws.
News and Announcements
Phase 2: All construction, including new work, is now allowed. All construction, including those activities for which social distancing may not be maintained and the start of new construction projects, is authorized to resume. Adherence to the health and safety points below will be strictly enforced.
NWRC Local #55 will be establishing the position of Tri-City area Regional Business Representative Position #2NWRC Local #55 will be establishing the position of Tri-City area Regional Business Representative Position #2. Those members interested in applying for this new position should prepare a resume and submit it to SMART #55 Regional Manager Kolby Hanson in the Pasco local #55 office by Friday, July 17th.
COVID-19 Impact on June Meetings; Northwest Regional Council (NWRC) of SMART; SMART #55 President, Representative, and Organizer message to members; Boise Building Trade Contract Negotiations
Hear from your Local #55 business manager, representatives, and organizers. Wage allocation, Health, and Welfare. N.W. Regional Council formation information. SMART #55 Volunteers with other locals make nose clips to help fight COVID-19.
The Northwest Regional Council is working on a new member portal.
Please check back for details.