Sheet Metal Workers Local 55 News


Announcement: Tri-City area membership meeting November 18th

Washington State Long Term Care Plan – Sheet Metal Local 55

EAP News: A Newsletter for Employees and Their Families

Special Order of Business on Tuesday May 18th 2021 at 6pm

Pasco Area Membership Special Order of Business Meeting Notice


November Union Meetings Cancelled

Labor Endorsed Candidates Washington and Idaho

National Building Trades Statement on COVID Relief

SMART local #55 July 2020 Newsletter

Washington State COVID-19 phase 2 construction requirements

NWRC Local #55 will be establishing the position of Tri-City area Regional Business Representative Position #2

SMART local #55 June 2020 Newsletter

Contact and Dues information for the NW Regional Council

SMART local #55 April 2020 Newsletter

SMART Mental Health Resources

SMART Local #55 Letter to SMACNA & Signatory Contractors regarding COVID-19 – Please choose your respective area:  Eastern Washington | Boise Area

Unemployment and COVID updates from Washington State Building Trades Council. And Liability Waivers to Avoid

CARES Act Information from SMART

Teledoc option for NW Sheet Metal Health Care plan. A great option for access to a medical Doctor as the COVID virus impacts regular office visits.

Washington State link for those that suspect “Non Essential” work ongoing in violation of Governor Inslee’s Stay Home order.

Important benefit available for eligible and qualified SASMI members affected by COVID-19 virus

Business Manager #55 letter to membership

Idaho Department of Health & Walfare to All Citizens of the State of Idaho, Elected and Appointed Officials

Idaho Statewide Stay-Home Order Essential Services

Governor Inslee clarifies most construction as non-essential except limited circumstance

Unemployment benefits regarding COVID-19

SMART Local #55 Letter to SMACNA & Signatory Contractors regarding COVID-19
Please choose you’re respective area: Eastern Washington | Boise Area

Notice of Sheet Metal Worker #55 Office Closures

NW Sheet Metal Worker Health Care Plan Notice

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.

Smart – The Members Journal | Winter 2019 – 2020


Washington now has ‘strongest overtime law in the nation’

Guess which state has the strongest unions in the nation?

Smart – The Members Journal | Summer 2019

SMART-Sheet Metal Workers Local #55 2019 Service Pin and Retiree Award Ceremony And Meeting Notification

If you work in construction, your paycheck, benefits and working conditions are in jeopardy.

Anti-union groups are trying to destroy our sheet metal apprenticeship programs. Let’s not let them

Sheet Metal Workers #55 Steward Training

Smart – The Members Journal | SPRING 2019

Announcement – Notice of Special Order of Business (SOB) for the 2019 wage allocations

Announcement – Special Presentation From Benesys on the Northwest Pension

Announcement – Notice of Special Order of Business for vote on local #55 By-laws to Standard Operating Policy conversion

SMART – The Members Journal | WINTER 2018-2019

Organized Labor Takes The Spotlight On Union Day

2019 Ann Gallagher Memorial Scholarship  – (Download Application)


Washington State Building Trades endorsed candidates

SMART – The Members Journal | SPRING 2018

Idaho AFL-CIO 2018 Endorsed Candidates

Notice that Applications are being accepted for Spokane Area Organizer position

Sheet Metal Workers #55 BBQ

Washington State Paid Sick Leave Law- Initiative 1433

Local 55 Spokane area endorses Kay Murano for State Representative 6th LD Position 1

No More Paper Check for Unemployment Benefits for New or Restarted Claims

Northwest Sheet Metal Workers Pension Trust – Benesys, Inc. – New Address

Karen Hardy endorsed by Spokane area membership of Local #55

SMART – The Members Journal | WINTER 2017-18

Member Scholarship Opportunity

Dennis Cronin for Superior Court Judge Pos. 10 seeking endorsement

Eastern Washington Contract Opening & Steering Committee Meetings

Northwest Sheet Metal Workers Health Care Plan – Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Union meetings with Special Guest Mark LaMontagne – The Standard Retirement / 401k

SMART Local Union #55 January 2018 membership meetings



SMART – The Members Journal | FALL 2017

Washington State Capital Budget Held Hostage Costing Construction Jobs

Raymond “Ray” Villanueva (1955 – 2017) Obituary

Local 55 endorses Chris Jackson for Spokane Valley City Council Position 1

Bruce Wyman Koch (1937 – 2017) Obituary – Koch Sheet Metal

SMART Local Union #55 Service Pin and Award Ceremony & Meeting Notification

Christy Watts for Kennewick City Council #4

Washington state’s new paid medical leave

Buy Union this Labor Day and support good jobs

Congratulations to Mark Born Retirement Celebration

Notice of Nominations May 18, 2017 & Elections June 27, 2017

REBOUND: A Building Trades Organization – Rebound is pleased to announce its eleventh annual 2017 Annual Scholarship Award

2017 Ann Gallagher Memorial Scholarship Application

Right to Work SB 5692 bill died in committee -Thanks to all of the local #55 members and families for taking action!

Northwest Sheet Metal Workers Health & Welfare Trust – Aetna ID Card Letter

Northwest Sheet Metal Workers Health & Welfare Trust

Member & former Business Representative Richard Marberg passing & obituary

Statement from GP sellers on meeting with President Trump


SMART offers Sheet Metal Scholarship Program

Oregon State Building And Construction Trades Council 2016 election endorsements

The STAND – Without Initiative 1433, state’s minimum wage will rise just 6¢

Idaho AFL-CIO 2016 Endorsed Candidates

Labor Day (and a picnic) is THE holiday for workers

It’s time to fix America’s rigged economy

Volunteers urgently needed for I-1433’s home stretch

Rebound – 2016 Annual Scholarship Award and Application

Study: Prevailing wages don’t increase costs

Union Day’ brings union leaders, exhibits to Statehouse

High Court bent on further eroding union power

AFL-CIO 2016 Union Built Vehicles

Spokane City Council approves sick leave ordinance

Statewide minimum wage/paid sick leave initiative is filed

North America’s Building Trades Unions’ Statement on Friedrichs vs CTA


(Deadline Passed for year 2015) International Sheet Metal Scholarship Programs
Congratulations 2015-16 SMWI Scholarship fund and foundation recipients

(Deadline Passed) REBOUND: A Building Trades Organization – Rebound is pleased to announce its eleventh annual 2015 Annual Scholarship Award

(Deadline Passed) The Ann Gallagher Memorial Scholarship For 2015

Special Order of Business at all the February 2015 meetings to vote on opening the existing contract

Election of Trustee and Tri-Cities E-Board Rep.

Local 55 Election for SE Washington/NE Oregon Area E-Board position will be conducted on TUESDAY, January 6, 2015


2014 Election Results

By-Laws of Sheet Metal Workers’ Local No. 55


Notice for 2014 Nominations ~ Elections

Election Resolution 2014 – Sheet Metal Workers’ Local #55

Unemployment Law Project Letter to Friends and Supporters and Unemployment Law Project Brochure

Health Care Plan changing its Preferred
Provider (PPO) network from First Choice Health to Cìgna effective February 1, 2013