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.
Register for the Special Order Of Business Spokane Area Meeting for a vote to open CBA January 19, 2021 Registration Link
Register for the Local #55 All-Area meeting Pasco, Boise, Spokane & Lewiston
January 21, 2021 Registration Link
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
As we cope with the Covid-19 pandemic and face restrictions put in place by health officials, Local #55 be moving to a virtual Zoom Webinar platform for future meetings in 2021. These meetings are hosted by the ITI in support of local unions that are having to perform these webinars; this is an invaluable resource to have at this time...
In accordance with Governor Inslee’s order of November 15th on restriction of public gatherings SMART Local #55 will be cancelling the November Membership Meetings in Spokane and Pasco. The Lewiston meeting has been cancelled as well in compliance with safe COVID practices. Fraternally, SMART #55 Regional Manager- Kolby Hanson
2020 Labor Endorsed Candidates Washington and Idaho
WASHINGTON, DC – October 6, 2020 – North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) President Sean McGarvey issued the following statement in response to President Trump ending COVID-19 relief negotiations until after the presidential election ...