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At 65%, Approval of Labor Unions in US Remains High

As Labor Day approaches and economic conditions in the U.S. remain tenuous, Americans’ 65% approval of labor unions is once again the highest it has been since 2003. Public support for labor unions has been generally rising since hitting its lowest point of 48% in 2009, during the Great Recession.

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‘Historic’ Project Labor Agreements to Provide Union Jobs to Low-Income, Minority NYers

According to LaBarbera, “this agreement is different than any other project labor agreement we’ve ever done with the City of New York” because it is “a commitment by the city to make an investment, billions and billions of dollars into community hiring.

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As Construction Picks Up Again, Union Masons Can Get the Industry Back on Track

All union bricklayers are pre-screened and go through a three- to four-year apprentice program at the BAC Local 1 training center, where they receive on-the-job training, classroom training and continuous training throughout their time in the union.

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Press Releases

NABTU and TVA Announce Historic Extension of Labor Agreement

The Tennessee Valley Authority and North America’s Building Trades Unions announced Thursday a historic 10-year extension of their Project Labor Agreements to keep low-cost, reliable energy flowing to more than 10 million residents of the Tennessee Valley.

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NABTU STATEMENT ON TRUMP ENDING COVID-19 RELIEF NEGOTIATIONS UNTIL AFTER THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

WASHINGTON, DC – October 6, 2020 – North America’s Building  …  

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President McGarvey’s Statement on 19th Anniversary of September 11

On this solemn anniversary, we remember and uphold the amazing legacy of the heroic building trades members and first responders who risked their lives with goodwill to save others.

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NABTU VIDEOS

Diabetes Research Institute – NABTU Partnership

2019 U.S. Legislative Conference: Remarks by U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell

2019 U.S. Legislative Conference: Remarks by U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar