Sheet Metal Workers Local #5

Welcome to Sheet Metal Workers Local #5. Our Brother/Sister Hood represents Sheet Metal Workers in East TN,North GA, SW Virginia and North Carolina. Our Membership fight for Wages,Working Conditions, Benefits and Respect. Professionals In Fabrication, Installation, Air Balancing, Service, Industrial Air Systems,Architectural Metal, Industrial Welding and much more. Please feel free to visit this site and call a Representative with any questions.

Just in time for Labor Day, the Economic Policy Institute again reminded its readers “today’s unions help working people” by “giving them the power to imp

The nation’s unions plan “to focus on our members” in the run-up to the 2018 election, bringing them a pro-worker economic platform, highlighting candidat

More than 100 union sheet metal industry professionals from across North America gathered for the 16th annual International Certification Board (ICB) conference May 1-5 in Saint Charles, Missouri,

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With highly visible arenas, stadiums and high- rise commercial buildings under construction or renovation across the country, architectural sheet metal is gracefully stepping into the spotlight. For every high-profile project, there is an equally important local project that demands workers with specific skills and just-as-high expectations.

The sheet metal trade may be one of the oldest inthe country, but modern technology propels it forward—and SMART’s affiliated funds are helping members keep pace.

AutoCAD, Navisworks, Robotic Total Station and other tools make it easier to design HVAC systems, communicate with the job site, collaborate with other trades and allow changes to happen that once would have been impossible.

Lindsay Lanning of Glendale, Arizona, was selected as the grand prize winner of the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) and Carhartt Ultimate Elk Hunt Sweepstakes, winning a guided five-day elk hunt in the Gila National Forest in New Mexico, valued at approximately $22,000.

Lanning is a member of SMART TD Local 1629 and was selected from nearly 5,000 entrants. She is also a member of the USA, which partnered with Carhartt to honor the American worker by awarding a hunt of a lifetime to one union member and a guest.

Boy Scouts Union Labor Badge This event is held annually with assistance from the Knox-Oak Ridge Central Labor Council (AFL-CIO) with help from the Alcoa Steel Workers. This year we had around 42 Scouts registered with Parents/Scout Leaders total attendance around 60. This eight hour merit badge covers Union History, Labor Issues and as always a great presentation from Sheet Metal Workers Local #5 about who we are and what we do best. Prizes like tool trays and bird houses were hand crafted by Members of Local 5.