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Originally chartered on January 28th 1942, Local 88 has provided qualified sheet metal workers to meet the demands of the unique industry found in Southern Nevada.
From the high rise/low rise casino projects to the residential market, Local 88 has always provided the highest quality craftsmen and women to complete any sheet metal task on time and on budget.
Local 88 members have always understood the phrase, “A fair days pay for a fair days work.” This philosophy has earned Local 88 members one of the highest pay rates among building, and construction trades Locals in Southern Nevada, and a respectable market share.
Thru our training program, and journeyperson’s upgrade classes, Local 88 will continue to provide knowledgeable and trained members to continue to meet the demands of an ever changing market in Southern Nevada.
Our Mission Statement:
Our mission at Local 88 is to represent all sheet metal workers within the jurisdiction of this Local.
We will pride ourselves on the ability to provide highly skilled, highly trained, safe and productive sheet metal workers to, (but not limited to), a contractor’s, owners, designers and government agencies within the construction, development, maintenance and design industries. It is also our mission to continue to insure fair wages, benefits & safe conditions thru collective bargaining.
Preamble to the Constitution:
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 fields 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 labor from a deep sense of pride in our trade, to give a fair day’s work for a fair day’s pay.