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SMACNews May/June 2024

Volume 58 | Number 3

Capitol Connections

Capitol Connections

The 2024 Construction Employers of America National Issues Conference connects SMACNA members and elected leaders on Capitol Hill on key policy issues. 

SMACNEWS Jun 26 2024

It's OK to Not Be OK

How mental health challenges are impacting the sheet metal and HVAC industry and how SMACNA and SMART are helping members fight it.

SMACNEWS Jun 26 2024

10 Recommendations to Build a Culture of Respect

BE4ALL (Belonging and Excellence for All) launched in December 2021. The initiative, known as Culture of Respect today, envisions a diverse, inclusive and unionized sheet metal industry that is welcoming and fosters belonging for all. 


Understanding Overtime Challenges: Bonuses and Incentive Payments

While SMACNA contractors are familiar with the concept of “overtime” — that is, paying employees time and one-half for certain hours worked — few contractors understand how overtime paid pursuant to their collective bargaining agreement (or “CBA”) intersects with statutory overtime required by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (or “FLSA”).