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| Welcome to Sheet Metal Workers Local 219 Website! Our goal is to provide the highest quality craftsman for the residential, commercial, and industrial construction industry. To do this, we are commited to offering a 5 year apprentice training program.When you choose one of our union members who have been through the training program, you can be assured of getting a highly trained professional, with the knowledge and skills needed to provide you with top quality craftsmanship.Sheet Metal Workers Local 219 was chartered September 27, 1909. We cover nine counties in Northwestern Illinois (Boone, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside with the exception of Morrison and Prophetstown, Winnebago Cos., IL and all of the territory East of present IL Route 78).
Realizing the advantage and necessity of cooperative effort properly and legally directed to fully develop and demonstrate the possibilities of our trade in the various field of industry and to protect our rights in connection therewith, we hereby pledge our united efforts and support as members of the Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association to the accomplishment of said purpose
In this age of organized effort it is essential that those engaged at our trade must likewise organize in order to establish and maintain desirable working conditions and thus provide for themselves and their families that measure of comfort, happiness, and security to which every good citizen is entitled in return for his or her labor from a deep sense of pride in our trade, to give a fair day’s work for a fair day’s pay.
For reasons stated herewith, we adopt this Constitution and Ritual and pledge our support and allegiance to the Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association of the United States and Canada, and as members thereof, we agree to be governed by the provisions, requirements, purpose and intent of this Constitution and all subsequent amendments thereto.
General Officers of the Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association
To Sheet Metal Workers' Local 219, the values in our heads and hearts are as important as the tools in our hands. We build strong relationships between our members and the contractors they serve and open a work environment that invites respect and rewards excellence. Most importantly, at the end of the day, we make our contractor's business stronger.