latest news

      • Union Meeting October 31st Tuesday, 5:00PM
        American Legion Post 144,
        730 Willis Ave, Williston Park, 11596

      • Local 28 is now accepting credit cards for dues payments and merchandise sales. Please contact James Cuiffo's office for more information.
      • To see all upcoming events and
        news updates please visit our
        Events calendar

Welcome to Local 28's Website

Welcome to Local 28's Website which will provide you with the most current information as possible.  As always, any comments or suggestions you may have to improve the Website will be appreciated.

IMPORTANT NOTICES

We are pleased to announce that in order to better serve Local 28’s membership we will be using the communication services of Nixle. Nixle is a “Community Information Service” built exclusively for secure and reliable communications. By using this service you will be able to receive information such as reminders of Union meetings, special events, public rallies, etc. Please refer to the Members Only section in order to register for this service.

Welding positions for Puerto Rico have been filled. Once we receive any additional information we will post it on the website.

URGENT – This coming ELECTION DAY New Yorkers will be asked to vote for a Convention to amend our State Constitution which could have catastrophic consequences for the labor industry. WE URGE EVERY MEMBER TO VOTE NO TO THIS AMENDMENT. CLICK HERE TO GET MORE INFORMATION.

Please see the Members Only page to volunteer for Local 28’s political action team.

An attack on the Davis Bacon Act Act, which sets prevailing wages that protect wage standard for SMART sheet metal workers across the United States, died in the House last week. See the Members Only page for more information.

Please see the Members Only page for GP Sellers's July 2017 Video Message.

Refer to the Members Only section for dates for upcoming OSHA classes.

Local 83 in Albany is looking for draftspersons. See the Members Only section for more information.

Please see the Members Only page for GP Sellers' Video Message: Addressing Your Questions and Concerns.

Please see the Members Only page for a video from General President Sellers regarding Union Health Care Benefits.

House Republicans are working to revive their American Health Care Act (AHCA) and a floor vote could come as early as this Friday. Please see the Members Only page to take action.

Please see the Members Only page to read about a Buy American campaign.

There is a new ITI job position opening. Please see the Members Only section for more details.

HANGING SCAFFOLDING WORK AVAILABLE - Please see the Members Only section for more information.

GP Sellers Discusses Recent Meeting with President Trump. Click here.

Notice to all Shop Stewards and people who are interested in becoming Shop Stewards - please click here to view.

Please see the Members Only section for new job bank calls (updated 7/20).

Click here to order Carhartt Jackets.

Important Letter to members on use of In-Network vs. Out of Network Providers - see the Members Only page for details.

The Trustees of the Sheet Metal Workers Local Union No. 28 Welfare Fund are pleased to announce a new level of service for alcohol and substance abuse and mental health issues through SMART MAP. Please see the Members Only page for details.

Please see a Letter to Members on the Members Only page.

No Local 28 member is allowed to work for Jordan Installations effective immediately.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION concerning exposure to asbestos. Please see the Members Only section for more information.

Local Union No. 26 in Reno Nevada is seeking 250 plus members immediately with Journeyman qualifications to install HVAC Systems with many contractors offering 40 hours per week with the possibility of overtime as the projects advance. See the Members Only section for details.

Our Brothers and Sisters in Alberta, Canada need our help. Due to a wildfire many members have left their homes with nothing more than the clothes on their backs. Please assist in any way possible. Click here for more details.

Effective January 4, there is a new Court Compliance Officer:
Francoise Jacobsohn
Secure Phone: (646) 893-4132
Secure Fax: (212) 202-3747
Hotline: 1 (800) 366-4814
Secure E-Mail Address: OCC@LOCAL28OCC.COM
Address: 500 Greenwich Street, Suite 503, New York, NY 10013

GO TO THE RETIREES PAGE FOR IMPORTANT NEWS CONCERNING THE NPF COLA BENEFIT.

There is a new listing for the Business Agents' Territories in the Members Only section.

Please see the Members Only section for an important NOTICE OF PROPOSED SETTLEMENT.

Please see the Members Only section for an important notice regarding the Referral Hall.

There is an important notice about the recent Anthem/Empire cyber attack available in the Members Only section (follow the link to the Funds and Plans page under "Members Only Services").

There is a new Target report from JLM available in the Members Only section.

We have Local 28 apparel available now. Please click here for details.

There is an important notice regarding “No Loss of Coverage Due to Work Related Injury” available in the Members Only section (follow the link to the Funds and Plans page under "Members Only Services").

Please read this letter about Women in Business.

Please see the Members Only section for an important message regarding a proposed law and actions our members can take.

There are new committees forming. Members interested in being on a committee please click here

Our promise to you is to provide:
    • 1Business Agents' Job Reports and all forms have now moved to the "Members Only" Section of the website.
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  • Update OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Certificates. Details
    • SMWIA InternationalSMW Pension FundSMACNAInternational Training InstituteNational Center for Energy Management Sheet Metal Occupational Health Institute Trust