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SMACNA of Long Island Meets with Representative Peter King

On the morning of April 17, 2019 SMACNA of Long Island members met with Representative Peter King (R-NY) for breakfast and to discuss several pertinent local and national legislative topics.
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Building Your Reputation for Safety Excellence

Participating in SMACNA’s Safety Excellence Awards Program is an essential ingredient that will provide your company with the recognition needed to build a successful safety culture.

Partners in Progress: Collaborating in Quality, Standards and Expertise

The latest edition of Partners in Progress magazine takes a deep dive into SMACNA and SMART’s teamwork in promoting quality, standards, and expertise – from creating true value in the industry to crusading for critical fire life safety legislation to save lives.
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EEO-1 Reports Wage Data Collection Reinstated by Courts

SMACNA contractors who are subject to EEO-1 reporting need to be prepared to submit their pay-data as a part of their 2019 EEO-1 reporting. In March, a federal judge reinstated the revised EEO-1 form's pay-data reporting provisions.
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Results and Data Available from SMACNA’s Annual Labor Report

SMACNA’s Annual Labor Report was recently released, and the report yields positive economic results for 2018.
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Department of Labor Opinion Letter: Employers Can’t Delay FMLA Leave

On March 14, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued an opinion letter, FMLA 2019-1-A. This letter addressed compliance issues under the Family and Medical leave Act (FMLA).
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Boston Mayor Proclaims the week of April 29th as Building Trades for Recovery Week

As part of a multi-trade effort to raise awareness of the opioid crisis in the construction industry, SMACNA Boston has established Building Trades for Recovery Week.
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HVAC/P features article by SMACNA’s Mark Terzigni

The article “three best practices to ensure air distribution systems meet requirements” focuses on best practices and industry methods that contractors should discuss with all construction professionals involved in a project.
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SMACNA’s College of Fellows Spring Meeting Recap

SMACNA’s annual College of Fellows Spring Meeting took place in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida on March 29 – 30. During this meeting several new business items were discussed.
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Contractors Discuss Industry Issues at South/Southwest – Northeast States Conference

SMACNA members and chapter executives learned the latest news about SMACNA’s strategic plan, industry hot topics, and the state of pension reform during the joint South/Southwest – Northeast States Sheet Metal Contractors Conference from April 3-7.
SMACNA Launches Video Series: Contractor Spotlight

SMACNA Launches Video Series: Contractor Spotlight

The new Contractor Spotlight video series stops first at Black & McDonald Limited, a privately-owned multi-trade prime contractor based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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SMACNA Communications puts SMACNA’s Technical Expertise on Display in Industry

SMACNA Communications is starting to proactively pursue byline and other media opportunities that showcase SMACNA’s expertise in the technical arena, while also referencing applications that use SMACNA standards.
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SMACNA launches podcast, Let’s Talk Shop

The first episode features host Angie Simon, president of Western Allied Mechanical, Inc., on prefabrication trends with Joseph Lansdell, president of Poynter Sheet Metal.
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Registration for the SMACNA’s 2019 Annual Convention is Now Open

This year’s convention will be held at the upscale JW Marriott in Austin, Texas and will be the grand finale of SMACNA’s 75th Anniversary.
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SMACNA’s Technical Services Team Travels to British Columbia

SMACNA’s technical services department traveled to British Columbia to present an intensive one-day program on SMACNA’s Technical Standards.
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New Mexico Becomes the First State to Institute Life Saving Legislation

This legislation makes New Mexico the first state in the United States to ensure that fire and smoke dampers and smoke control systems are properly tested and inspected in accordance with NFPA standards.
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Construction Career Fair Boosts Union Trades

More than 450 students from 25 schools in southern Wisconsin attended the 16th Annual Building Trades Council’s Careers in Construction Fair.

2019 State of SMART-SMACNA Labor/Management Cooperation Survey

This survey is an ongoing effort to assess the perceived value of labor/management cooperation, find success stories, and ensure that the 2020 Partners in Progress Conference provides value.
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2019 SMACNA College of Fellow Golf Outing sponsorships are now available

Golf has long been one of the most popular pastimes at SMACNA events, and the annual College of Fellows Golf Outing is no exception.
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2019 Association Leadership Meeting Highlights & Recap

New for 2019, chapter executives were invited to join chapter presidents, president-elects, vice presidents, and SMACNA national staff at the SMACNA Association Leadership Meeting.