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NABTU COMMENDS DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR’S EMPHASIS ON PROJECT LABOR AGREEMENTS

“With the Administration’s goal of creating 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030, it is imperative that these jobs of the future generate viable pathways to the middle class. Today’s announcement is a solid step in the right direction.”

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NABTU APPLAUDS TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE ACTION TO MOVE SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BILL

“The INVEST in America Act will provide the level of funding needed to lay the foundation for a stronger economy that benefits working people in every corner of the nation, in both large cities and rural communities.”

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NABTU COMMENDS BIPARTISAN DEFEAT OF WAGE CUTTING AMENDMENT

“Although the Senator’s failed attempt was an unnecessary exercise that delayed passage of this much needed and timely legislation, it is a fresh reminder to the hard-working men and women in the construction industry about who really are their champions in public office.”

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Opinion: Green future needs to be built with union jobs and prevailing wage

“While the future of clean energy jobs is a hot topic of debate these days, the Biden administration is right to connect labor standards to renewable energy tax credits, pushing the industry towards good, union jobs.”

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Opinion: There’s a bright spot for women in this pandemic: Union building trades

Even with these challenges, there are reasons to be optimistic: Women are increasingly joining the union building trades for great, family-sustaining careers.

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This Brooklyn-based woman is living her dream as an ironworker: ”You have to prove yourself through your work’

“When I finished my apprenticeship, I just felt like it was the biggest accomplishment that I had so far and now I had something real,” she said.

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NABTU VIDEOS

2021 U.S. Legislative Conference: Remarks by NABTU President Sean McGarvey

2021 U.S. Legislative Conference: Remarks by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer

2021 U.S. Legislative Conference: Remarks by Speaker Nancy Pelosi

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