Press Releases

Mayflower Wind Signs MOU with Massachusetts and Rhode Island Building Trades for Offshore Wind Workforce Development

Boston and Fall River, MA – September 30, 2022 —  …  

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NABTU STATEMENT APPLAUDING THE DOL REPEAL OF IRAP RULE

Washington, D.C. – September 23, 2022 – “The Biden Administration made a major step to uphold these protections today by getting rid of the sketchy IRAP model and refocusing on the registered model.”

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NABTU STATEMENT HONORING LABOR DAY 2022

Washington, D.C. – September 5, 2022 – “This Labor Day, we celebrate these wins and endeavor to honor workers every day, reflecting on the sacrifices made by workers who came before us, paying tribute to the impact labor provides to North America’s strength, prosperity and freedom, and continuing the fight for a better tomorrow for all workers and their families.”

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NABTU named Apprenticeship Ambassador by U.S. Department of Labor

Washington, DC – September 1, 2022 – “Workforce development is our core mission, and we welcome the opportunity to share our best practices. We look forward to continued engagement on this initiative as we keep doing all we can to elevate diversity in and access to the most proven and widely recognized workforce development model in the world.”

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NABTU Statement Applauding Bicameral Passage of Inflation Reduction Act

Washington, D.C. – August 12, 2022 – “By taking strong action to lower the federal deficit, fight inflation, and provide historic labor protections in the largest investment to fight climate change and accelerate domestic energy production in our nation’s history, this bill gives relief to all Americans.”

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NABTU Statement Applauding Senate Passage of Inflation Reduction Act

Washington, D.C. – August 8, 2022 – “This legislation stands to be a historic victory for building trades working families because of critical strong labor protections included in over $300 billion in tax credits for clean energy infrastructure projects.”

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NABTU Statement Supporting Bicameral and Bipartisan Passage of CHIPS Act

Washington, D.C. – July 28, 2022 – “From the start of this bill, NABTU worked with both sides of the aisle to secure prevailing wage requirements so that construction workers can be guaranteed well-deserved middle class family-sustaining wages and benefits, and we hail the inclusion of this key provision in its final passage.”

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NABTU Statement Supporting Looman Nomination for DOL Wage and Hour Division

Washington, D.C. – July 27, 2022 – “We urge bipartisan support for her nomination as well as a swift confirmation by the Senate.”

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NABTU STATEMENT ON USICA

Washington, D.C. – July 25, 2022 – “NABTU and its affiliates firmly believe both sides of the aisle must now come together to send it to President Biden’s desk for the sake of America’s national security, reinforcing our supply chains and maintaining US global competitiveness.”

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NABTU STATEMENT ON IDENTIFICATION AND TERMINATION OF WORKER FOR NOOSE INCIDENT AT Y-12 JOB SITE

Washington, D.C. – July 15, 2022 – “NABTU unequivocally and strongly stands against such hateful and racist acts, and our organization offered a substantial reward for the proper identification of the individual or individuals involved with the incident. Based on tips provided to the NABTU reward line, the individual has been identified, and his employment has been terminated.”

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NABTU APPLAUDS BIDEN ADMINISTRATION’S PENSION RELIEF EFFORTS

Washington, D.C. – July 6, 2022 – “This pivotal piece of the American Rescue Plan will directly aid millions of American workers, retirees, and families who faced significant pension benefit cuts, as they will now receive the full benefits they worked years to accumulate.”

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NABTU Statement on the Federal-State Offshore Wind Implementation Partnership

Washington, D.C. – June 23, 2022 – “The Federal-State Offshore Wind Implementation Partnership will aid in our ability to achieve these goals while expanding opportunities for our more than three million members.”

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