SMACNA News Feed
Joint Statement from SMART, SMACNA Leadership on COVID-19
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 20:43:07 Z
The COVID-19 pandemic has posed significant and unprecedented challenges to our industry.
Let's Talk Shop, Episode 11: COVID-19
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 20:43:05 Z
In our latest episode of Let’s Talk Shop, host Angie Simon talks about how she and other contractors are dealing with shutdowns and other challenges caused by the spread of COVID-19.
Take SMACNA’s 2020 Safety Excellence Survey Online
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 20:42:59 Z
Each year, SMACNA conducts a Safety Awards Program to recognize SMACNA members with the lowest injury and illness rates during the prior calendar year.
DOL Now Accepting Applications for 2020 HIRE Vets Medallion Award
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 20:42:51 Z
The HIRE Vets Medallion Award recognizes companies and non-profit organizations for their leadership in recruiting, employing and retaining America’s veterans.
SMACNA’s Federal Contracting Webinar Available Online
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 20:42:42 Z
Miss last week’s Federal Contracting: Federal Procurement Overview webinar? You can view a recording and download the presentations slides on our Federal Contracting website.
Podcast: SMACNA President Discusses Workforce Development and Other Industry Trends
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 21:56:00 Z
SMACNA President Angie Simon talks to ACHR about the IgniteYourCareer initiative and SMACNA's comprehensive workforce development efforts.
Best Practices Market Expansion Task Force Announces Recruitment Webinar Series
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 21:57:22 Z
The SMACNA/SMART Best Practices Market Expansion Task Force has announced they will be conducting a four-part webinar series on the topic of recruitment.
Get the Latest Industry-Related COVID-19 Updates on
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 21:57:17 Z
Visit for continuous updates on how COVID-19 is affecting our industry.
Amidst COVID-19 Concerns, SMACNA Petitions Congress on Behalf of Sheet Metal Industry
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 21:57:07 Z
SMACNA continues to expand its message to Congress, agencies, and the Administration.
SMACNA, Others Applaud DOL IRAP Rule
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 21:56:21 Z
SMACNA applauds the final rule issued by the Department of Labor (DOL) on IRAPs (Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs).
Annual Convention Registration Date Moved to May 1
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 21:55:54 Z
With the recent coronavirus outbreak changing daily lives, SMACNA has moved the opening registration date for the 77th Annual Convention to May 1.
SMACNA of NYC Renews Financial Commitment to the New Horizons Foundation
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 21:55:42 Z
Earlier this month the Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors Association of New York City, Inc. approved a significant financial commitment to the New Horizons Foundation.
Partners in Progress Magazine February Issue Now Available
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 21:55:24 Z
In the February edition of Partners in Progress magazine, read about how SMACNA and SMART are working together to unlock the doors to the next generation of sheet metal workers.
SMACNA to Hold All-Member Webcast Outlining the Contents of the 2T Dollars Emergency Relief Bill
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 21:54:55 Z
Join SMACNA for a briefing on this game-changing legislation and the relief it contains for the sheet metal industry.
Fri, 20 Mar 2020 00:01:21 Z
SMACNA has detailed FAQS in response to the new “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” or “FFCRA” (H.R. 6201).
Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Passed
Thu, 19 Mar 2020 22:15:38 Z
The Senate voted (90-8) to pass HR 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The coronavirus relief package approved by the House last week, and President Trump signed the bill into law. The FFCRA is, among other things, a relief package which contains several provisions affecting employers.
SMACNA, Industry Partners Request “Essential Business” Status
Thu, 19 Mar 2020 21:42:27 Z
SMACNA and its industry partners have asked officials at all levels to treat construction as essential services that should be continued during a time of national crisis.
COVID-19 Paid Leave Now Law
Thu, 19 Mar 2020 20:17:30 Z
Last night, President Trump signed into law the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” or “FFCRA” (H.R. 6201).
Does insurance cover COVID-19 business losses?
Thu, 19 Mar 2020 18:35:22 Z
As losses continue to pile up in many areas of the country due to the coronavirus outbreak, businesses are looking to insurers to cover much of them.
SMACNA Responds to COVID-19
Wed, 18 Mar 2020 21:36:39 Z
The severe impact of COVID-19 is mandating necessary changes in how we all do business in the short-term.