Press Releases

NABTU STATEMENT IN CELEBRATION OF WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION WEEK

“On behalf of North America’s Building Trades Unions, I wish all tradeswomen a happy Women in Construction Week. I am beyond grateful for your strength, perseverance, and dedication to your craft and look forward to our continued work together as we expand opportunities for women within our industry.”

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NABTU COMMENDS EXECUTIVE ACTIONS TO RESCIND IRAPS AND REINSTATE THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON APPRENTICESHIP

“These executive decisions are the right ones to help strengthen America’s working class today and tomorrow, and we’ll continue working with the Administration and Congress on workforce development programs that truly increase middle-class career opportunities for all.” 

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NABTU STATEMENT ON WHITE HOUSE MEETING WITH PRESIDENT BIDEN AND VICE PRESIDENT HARRIS

“NABTU proudly stands with this Administration as they undertake the important and necessary work to ‘Build Back Better’ and we are eager to do our part to ensure that America gets back on the path to growth and shared prosperity.”

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NABTU OFFERS ALL TRAINING CENTERS AND UNION HALLS TO PRESIDENTIAL COVID-19 RELIEF TASKFORCE FOR NATIONAL VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

“Our members and facilities are uniquely prepared to aid immediately from the many blood drives and other mobilizing community service events we’ve hosted throughout our history, and we look forward to being available to the President’s Taskforce to do whatever it takes to help support our country, lessen the suffering of this pandemic and get America vaccinated.”

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NABTU STATEMENT APPLAUDING PASSAGE OF THE NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP ACT OF 2021

“With this new bill, Registered Apprenticeship will not only continue strengthening economic opportunities in every community, both large and small, across our great nation but will also open pathways for more industries to expand productive and highly-skilled workforces.”

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NORTH AMERICA’S BUILDING TRADES UNIONS STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF JOHN SWEENEY

“John Sweeney’s passing is not just a loss for the labor movement; our entire country lost a decent, kind man who never wavered on his convictions in life.”

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NABTU Statement in Recognition of Black History Month

“It’s imperative that we rightfully acknowledge these leaders of the past, present, and future who earnestly advocate for lasting respect, dignity, and opportunity for all, as they’re inspiring the betterment of humanity in a world desperately in need of it.”

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NORTH AMERICA’S BUILDING TRADES UNIONS CONGRATULATE SENATOR SCHUMER ON BECOMING MAJORITY LEADER

“As one of the most engaged leaders who stays constantly connected to his constituents and regular working folks – and who is always trying to advance a rising tide that lifts all boats – we believe Leader Schumer is the right Senate voice for working people in this country in these times.”

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NORTH AMERICA’S BUILDING TRADES UNIONS STATEMENT ON KXL PIPELINE CANCELLATION ANNOUNCEMENT

“In the midst of a pandemic that has claimed 400 thousand American lives and has wreaked havoc on the economic security and standard of living of tens of millions more, we must all stand in their shoes and acknowledge the uncertainty and anxiety this government action has caused.”

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NORTH AMERICA’S BUILDING TRADES UNIONS STATEMENT HONORING DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY

“His bold vision and hope for America is an inspiring and patriotic call of duty for all of us to continue his service every day, as we promote love, civility and respect toward all.”

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NORTH AMERICA’S BUILDING TRADES UNIONS SIGN WITH TC ENERGY TO MAKE KEYSTONE XL FIRST PIPELINE FULLY POWERED BY RENEWABLE ENERGY

“With our continued commitment to safety, creating family-sustaining, middle-class jobs, NABTU is pleased to announce our agreement with TC Energy to ensure building trades labor constructs renewable energy projects along the entire Keystone XL route.”

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NABTU ANNOUNCES REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO ARREST OF SUSPECTS IN THE MURDER OF A CAPITOL POLICE OFFICER

NABTU’s Governing Board of Presidents are issuing a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of person or persons responsible for the murder of United States Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick during Wednesday’s attempted coup at the U.S. Capitol.

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