Benefits for Employers to Join SMWIA Local 20

Lower Costs and Higher Profits

Did you know that there is a link between the kind of health and safety training Union Sheet Metal Workers receive and reduced workers' compensation claims?  According to the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, "participation in health and safety training reduced workers' compensation claims by 34 percent."

It’s simple mathematics.  Hit the job running with a well-trained, highly-skilled workforce.  A crew that works more effectively and efficiently on any kind of project allows your business to be more productive and profitable.

The Union Sheet Metal Industry supplies you with the trained technicians that you need in 24 hours or less; no wasted time or money running advertisements, recruiting and interviewing prospects who aren’t qualified.

Being Flexible and Mobile

In today’s competitive market, every bid opportunity is important.  Passing up a bid is not an option. Having the right number of workers that are skilled in the proper disciplines will give you the advantage you need to compete for more jobs and bigger jobs.

Partnering with the Union Sheet Metal Industry gives you access to more jobs and makes you competitive in the marketplace.  A flexible and mobile workforce puts you in position to answer the client’s needs at a moment’s notice.

Focusing on the Business at Hand

You started a sheet metal business because you’re good at the craft. Nobody loves the paperwork side of the business. When you partner with the Union Sheet Metal Industry, you spend less administrative time and reduce overhead.

Medical, dental, retirement, and other benefits are all covered and union-administered.  Reduced administrative overhead means more time to concentrate on what you do best: running a successful, profitable business.

The secret to running a successful business is grounded in satisfied employees who bring about satisfied customers.  Satisfaction builds loyalty.  SMWIA’s excellent retirement and health benefit programs assure business owners of a stable and reliable workforce for the long-term.