Sheet Metal Workers Local 55 News


SMART Local #55 – Tri-City Area Membership – Notice of the March 19th 2020 Pasco Union Meeting Change of Location

The 2020 Sheet Metal Workers Local #55 Election Resolution will be the agenda item for the Special Order of Business at the January 2020 membership meetings as recommended by the Election Committee/Executive Board.


Washington now has ‘strongest overtime law in the nation’

Job opening for Training Director

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