Press Releases

NABTU STATEMENT ON SPEAKER PELOSI

Washington, D.C. – November 17, 2022 – “Speaker Pelosi is a results-driven, committed public servant, whose career as both Minority Leader and Speaker has been second to none. For the last 20 years in Democratic leadership, she has been a masterful force in getting things done to benefit all Americans, progress our nation forward and protect our country’s democracy.”

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NABTU STATEMENT HONORING NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK

Washington, D.C. – November 14, 2022 – “Today, as NABTU joins the rest of the nation to kick off the celebration of National Apprenticeship Week, we salute this gold standard training method, as well as the students and instructors that make this system the best in the world.”

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NABTU Statement Honoring Veterans Day

Washington, D.C. – November 11, 2022 – “Today, we honor the great sacrifice and service of all military veterans and their families across the United States and Canada. We salute these national heroes, including many building trades members, who defend our freedom, liberty and democracy across the globe.”

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NABTU’S MELISSA WELLS WINS HER MARYLAND DELEGATE SEAT

Washington, D.C. – November 9, 2022 – Today, North America’s  …  

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TWBN Conference Breaks Attendance Record Again

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Nov. 4, 2022 – More than 3100 tradeswomen representing 48 states and ten provinces gathered in Las Vegas to share experiences and best practices with fellow tradeswomen, to learn about new programs and opportunities in the industry, and to engage with top leaders from government, industry and the biggest fifteen international building trades unions.

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NABTU Responds to Misleading Vance Ad

Washington, D.C. – October 19, 2022 – North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) issued this video responding to a misleading political ad

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NABTU Statement on DHS H-2B Visa Announcement

Washington, D.C. – October 13, 2022 – “In our ongoing push for comprehensive immigration reform, NABTU will continue to work aggressively with both parties to make structural changes to the H-2B visa program so that it is confined to its original mission of assisting employers with seasonal and temporary employment needs while preventing it from being abused to erode the job and economic prospects of U.S. construction workers.”

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NABTU JOINS COUNCIL FOR RESPONSIBLE SOCIAL MEDIA

Washington, D.C. – October 13, 2022 – “This council aims to address the various threats presented by social media while advancing meaningful reforms to protect our national security. I look forward to our continued work and involvement with this group.”

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

Boston and Fall River, MA – September 30, 2022 — “We look forward to becoming an important partner on the Mayflower Wind SouthCoast Project to help build a vibrant and sustainable offshore wind industry. Our partnership will grow the economy in New England and create thousands of clean energy focused middle-class jobs with high-skilled training pathway programs for workers from all backgrounds.”

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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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