Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association


June NJAB Meeting Canceled

Canceled-1212918560 600x450To safeguard the health and welfare of local parties, the NJAB panelists and staff, the co-chairs of the National Joint Adjustment Board for the Sheet Metal Industry (NJAB) have canceled the June 2020 hearings in Pittsburg, PA.  

Matters scheduled to be heard in June will be deferred to the August 31–September 1, 2020 hearings in Portland, Oregon. Parties in need of assistance from the NJAB before the August hearings, should contact the NJAB administrator, Joye Blanscett, at or (703) 803-2997. 

Summer 2020 NJAB meeting details:

Date: August 31–September 1, 2020

Location: Portland, Oregon

SMACNA Members planning to come before the NJAB should view the Everything You Need to Know Before an NJAB Appearance webinar before appearing.

How a party prepares and presents a case can make a real difference to its outcome. SMACNA’s 90-minute webinar on appearing before the NJAB is designed to educate potential parties to an NJAB dispute on how to present their best possible case. Participants will learn:

  • What makes an effective NJAB submittal

  • How to prepare a compelling brief

  • What works best in presenting a case

  • Surefire ways to sink a case (the “don’t-do” list)