Monthly union dues are to be paid in advance of the month to which they are being paid for. For example:
- Union dues for the month of February are to be received in the office by January 31st.
As per the SMWIA Constitution, failure to pay dues in any two consecutive month’s period results in suspension of membership. For example:
- Monthly union dues for February are NOT paid.
- Monthly union dues for March are NOT paid.
- On April 1st, automatic suspension occurs.
Accidental Death and Dismemberment Policy
By paying your monthly union dues in accordance to the SMWIA Constitution, before the 1st of each month for the month you are paying, each member receives a free $7,500.00 Accidental Death and Dismemberment Policy through the Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association as per Article 1, Section 9 (a), (b) and (c).