April 24, 2014

SMART presents its first constitution and ritual

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We are pleased, as your general president and transportation division president, to present the first SMART Constitution and ritual to our membership. This is a milestone for both the former Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association and the United Transportation Union, that have merged to become the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation [...]

$1 dues hike sought to fund 2014 conventions

As the initial SMART Transportation Division convention will be held in 2014 – one year earlier than a UTU quadrennial convention that no longer will take place owing to the merger – plus a second SMART convention, UTU delegates are being asked to approve a $1 monthly International dues increase to be deposited into the [...]

Quadrennial convention update for delegates

The UTU International is receiving questions about the quadrennial convention, Aug. 8-12, at the Westin Diplomat, Hollywood, Fla. Delegates will receive, by early April, a packet explaining room reservation procedures and other convention details. Room reservations will be handled by the UTU International. Room reservations will not be accepted until after the packets have been mailed.

Upcoming UTU meetings

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The dates and locations of UTU regional meetings in 2012 are: 2012 UTU Western Regional MeetingHilton Portland Hotel, Portland, Ore.June 18-20 2012 UTU Eastern Regional MeetingMemphis Peabody Hotel, Memphis, Tenn.July 23-25 Online registration for the UTU regional meetings is now available. Links are also available for those attending the 2012 regional meetings to make their [...]