May 2, 2016

Registration available for both 2016 regional meetings

Members planning to attend one or both of the SMART Transportation Division regional meetings this summer can now make reservations for either city.  Click here to register online for the San Francisco regional meeting. Click here to register online for the Chicago regional meeting. Click here for the mail-in registration form. Regional meeting registration is available online now by going to […]

NMB certifies SMART to represent CMQR

In a letter dated Dec. 5, the National Mediation Board (NMB) certified the SMART Transportation Division as the official union of the train and engine service employees of the Central Maine & Quebec Railway (CMQR). SMART TD invoked the services of the NMB Aug. 12, 2015, to investigate and determine who may represent the train […]

Central Maine & Quebec Railway votes SMART

SMART Transportation Division Director of Organizing Rich Ross reports that non-operating employees of Central Maine & Quebec Railway (CMQ) located in Hermon, Maine, have voted in overwhelming favor of representation by the SMART Transportation Division. The National Mediation Board certified the election results October 28, 2015. “I would like to thank SMART TD Organizer Larry […]

Transportation Division sets 2016 regional meetings

The SMART Transportation Division has set the dates and locations of the union’s two 2016 regional meetings. The western regional meeting will be held July 4-6, at Fairmont San Francisco Hotel in San Francisco. The eastern regional meeting will be held July 25-27 at Sheraton Grand Chicago Hotel (formerly Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers) in Chicago.  […]

Regional meeting online registration now open

Members planning to attend one or both of the SMART Transportation Division/UTUIA regional meetings this summer can now complete their registration online through the Transportation Division website at www.utu.org. The secure pages on the Transportation Division website provide for safe and convenient registration. There’s no need for filling out a paper registration form or finding a postage […]

Alliance Terminal Railroad employees vote SMART

Train and engine service employees of Alliance Terminal Railroad located in Haslet, Texas, have voted for representation by the SMART Transportation Division, Director of Organizing Rich Ross reports. Of 23 eligible voters, 14 voted for SMART while two cast ballots for no union. The National Mediation Board certified the election results Dec. 30. ATR is […]

Transportation Division sets 2015 regional meetings

The SMART Transportation Division has set the dates and locations of the union’s two 2015 regional meetings. The western regional meeting will be held June 29 – July 1 at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix. The eastern regional meeting will be held July 13-15 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence. Accommodations at both […]

2015 Regional Meetings

The SMART Transportation Division will resume its regional meetings in 2015. Transportation Division officers and staff are currently working on securing locations for the summer of 2015. The regional meetings provide valuable educational opportunities to members and officers at all levels of the organization, as well as a fraternal experience that creates lasting friendships. No […]

Employees of RCP&E Railroad return to SMART

In a swift and decisive vote held Aug. 27, employees of Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad selected the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers as their voice on their property. Among 53 eligible voters, 37 employees marked their ballots for the SMART Transportation Division and five voted for no union […]

Delegates: Get a feel for SMART convention

At the request of SMART Transportation Division delegates, the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers Headquarters in Washington has made available a copy of the written proceedings of the Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association’s 41 General Convention. The proceedings are available to Transportation Division delegates so that they may familiarize themselves […]