History

Sheet Metal Workers Local 268 serves the Southern third of the State of Illinois. Serving 36 counties from the Mississippi river on our western border, to the Ohio river in the east, then north 170 miles from the confluence of these two rivers in Cairo. Local 268 was an amalgamation of 5 smaller locals on May 18, 1939.  Counties Served: Alexander, Bond, Clay, Clinton, Edwards, Effingham, Fayette, Franklin, Gallatin, Greene, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Jersey, Johnson, Macoupin, Madison, Marion, Massac, Monroe, Montgomery, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, St. Clair, Saline, Union, Wabash, Washington, Wayne, White, and Williamson.