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North America’s Building Trades Unions and Ørsted Agree to Build an American Offshore Wind Energy Industry with American Labor

Washington, D.C. – May 5, 2022 – Today, North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and Ørsted, the U.S. leader in offshore wind energy, announced a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) to construct the company’s U.S. offshore wind farms with an American union workforce.

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NABTU HONORS INTERNATIONAL WORKERS’ MEMORIAL DAY

Washington, D.C. – April 28, 2022 – “Today, NABTU joins the entire working world in mourning those who lost their lives on the job, as well as the millions that passed due to COVID-19.”

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NABTU COMMENDS DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR’S COMMITMENT TO INFRASTRUCTURE IMPLEMENTATION

Washington, D.C. – April 20, 2022 – “North America’s Building Trades Unions applaud the Department of Interior’s commitment to promoting and implementing the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law signed by President Biden last November.”

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What makes federal infrastructure jobs “good-paying”?

What makes federally funded construction jobs “good” is a concept called prevailing wage — a minimum standard that federal construction contractors have to pay workers.

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Meet a Sheet-Metal Apprentice Who Says the Job is His ‘Unknown Calling.’

Dominion Energy and skilled labor are working hand-in-glove to make this project — and its associated customer, environmental and economic benefits — possible.

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Flintridge Center’s apprenticeship program provides path out of poverty

Graduates of the program have an employment rate of 70% and a reincarceration rate of 10% compared to a reincarceration rate of 47% for Los Angeles County.

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NABTU VIDEOS

National Offshore Wind Agreement Signing Ceremony

President McGarvey Interview on Morning Joe

2022 U.S. Legislative Conference: Remarks by President Joe Biden