Smart Local Union №565

Madison: 608-257-5757
Wausau: 715-241-9054

Programs & Services

    • Local 565 Scholarships – There are FIVE scholarships available through the Local for 2020. They are the President’s Scholarship ($1500), the Scott Gast Scholarship and the Paul Lund Scholarship (both are $1100 each), the SMW 565 Scholarship ($1000), and new in 2020 is the Integrity Lifestyle Benefits Scholarship ($1000).
      • The 2020 Scholarship Applications were due by February 17, 2020.
      • Scholarship Applications have been received and are now being reviewed by the Scholarship committee. Winners will be announced in late April or early May. All applicants will be contacted by letter.
      • If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Sarah at 608-257-5757 or email her at
    • Other Labor related Scholarships:
    • Member to Member Fund – To qualify for a disbursement, the recipient has to be a SMART Local 565 Member, a Member’s spouse or dependent child of a Member who is experiencing a financial burden or hardship which is unplanned or unexpected. All requests will be reviewed in a timely manner by the Emergency Fund Committee which is made up of Executive Board members not including the President, Vice President and Recording Secretary.
    • NEW!!! Online SMART Local 565 apparel store: If you are looking for Local 565 clothing, click on the following link
    • Local 565 Death Benefit – $2,000 for death of member.
    • American Income Life AD&D policy – $3,500
    • SMART International AD&D policy – $7,500
    • Integrity LifeStyle Benefits: Providing additional benefits to all members. Please click the link below to learn more about the benefits and decide if they are a good fit for you and your family.
    • Newsletters
    • Service Awards (15/25/40/50 consecutive years of service)
    • Steward Recognition Dinner
    • Union Plus Member Discount Card  Apps for your smart phones: Apple  Android
    • Wisconsin Dells Passport to Savings. If you would like to receive a discount on various Wisconsin Dells attractions this summer please click Here. For more info, go to