Sheet metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association

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  • July 2017 SMACNews

    Inside this issue: See how SMACNA is working on your behalf. Check out our 2017 Mid-Year Report. Are you your employees’ champion? Now available: SMACNA’s updated “Thermoset FRP Duct Construction Manual.” New market? NHF analyzes risk. 2017 safety winners announced.


  • SMACNA reminders

    October 2016 - SMACNA 73rd Annual Convention – Oct. 16-19, JW Marriott Desert Ridge, Phoenix; December 2016 - Council of Chapter Representatives – Dec. 4-6, Amelia Island, Fla.


  • June 2017 Council meeting highlights

    Members of SMACNA’s Council of Chapter Representatives discussed recruiting, the SMART Heroes program, a chapter labor-management training program, and exchanged valuale ideas they could take back to their home chapters at the June Council meeting. 


  • 2017 Sheet metal contract settlements

    Chapters and contractors find information on contract settlements valuable to stay up-to-date on market trends and settlements.


  • Reminder: Federal contractors required to provide paid sick leave 

    Federal contractors need to be prepared to comply with the U.S. Department of Labor’s final rule “Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors.” The rule, established by the Department’s Wage and Hour Division, went into effect for most federal contracts entered into on or after Jan. 1, 2017. 


  • Summer's the time: Influence your lawmakers 

    Encourage your members of Congress to support the issues that affect our industry—important health-care legislation, composite plans, and infrastructure—when they are back in your home district this summer. 


  • Capitol Hill Update: Performance-based contracting equals energy savings

    In 2011, federal agencies were directed to issue more than $2 billion worth of performance-based contracting for energy savings over a two-year period. SMACNA supported that directive and now urges the administration to extend this program for another five years. Many of SMACNA contractors specialize in performance contracting at the local, state and federal levels. 


  • Score a hole-in-one for scholarships

    SMACNA's College of Fellows Scholarship Program is known for putting good students on the road to rewarding careers and lives. Sponsor our next generation of leaders by helping raise scholarship funds during the College of Fellows annual golf outing, Sunday, Oct. 22, in Maui.  


  • SMACNA welcomes new members

    SMACNA National is pleased to welcome new members.


  • Labor supply study: Shortage of apprentices is increasing

    The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC) recently issued its “2017 Union Craft Labor Supply Study,” which looked at union-specific labor supply for the construction industry, including sheet metal workers. 


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