Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association


SMACNA, SMART Combat Pandemic Using Cooperation and Expertise

Nov 19, 2020

PINP_Oct2020_243x290The October issue of Partners in Progress examines how industry leaders are tackling the effects COVID-19 has had on all aspects of daily life — from business and industry to the economy, public health and social interactions.

Leaders, innovators, partners, and other stakeholders have stepped up to these challenges, focusing their efforts not just on capturing opportunities that have arisen from an unforeseen pandemic, but also helping to improve — and in some case even save — people’s lives.

Article topics include:

Why Labor-Management Partnerships Are Key. There is no better way to seize work opportunities and achieve industry goals than together.

On The Front Lines. SMACNA and SMART expertise is a key part of the work necessary to optimize hospital room air in the midst of the pandemic.

Daisey Serrano: My Journey. Daisey Serrano’s message to young women considering a career in the trades? Go for it!

The Social Recruitment Landscape. SMACNA Mid-Atlantic and Local 100 identify the best in digital recruitment platforms.

A New Future. How the Long Beach City College welding program and Local 105 helped one woman turn over a new leaf.

From Heels to Hardhats. SMACNA President Angie Simon weighs in during the Women in Construction Conference to discuss opportunities for women in the industry.

Cutting Edge. SMART executives speak on labor-management cooperation during the Labor Report at SMACNA’s Edge Conference.

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