Press Releases

NABTU Statement Applauding Bicameral Passage of Inflation Reduction Act

Washington, D.C. – August 12, 2022 – Today, North America’s  …  

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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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NABTU Announces New Special Assistant to the President

Washington, D.C. – June 21, 2022 – In her role, Wells will work closely with international affiliates, state and local councils, as well as industry partners, with a particular focus on all matters related to workforce development and career pathway programs.

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NABTU STATEMENT IN RECOGNITION OF JUNETEENTH 2022

Washington, D.C. – June 19, 2022 – “This day reminds us all that we must never stop fighting to break down barriers to justice and equity for black Americans and all historically marginalized communities in America.”

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NABTU STATEMENT ON Y-12 JOB SITE INCIDENT

Washington, D.C. – June 17, 2022 – “In response to a report of a hateful act of intimidation on the Y-12 Uranium Processing Facility near Oakridge Tennessee, NABTU has authorized a $200,000 reward for the proper identification of the individual or individuals involved with the incident.”

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NABTU APPLAUDS WHITE HOUSE TALENT PIPELINE CHALLENGE

Washington, D.C. – June 17, 2022 – “It is an honor to be included in this proactive initiative, and we plan to seize this opportunity to advance apprenticeship readiness programs in the name of offering middle-class career opportunities in construction for all.”

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