Press Releases

NABTU Statement on the EEOC’s Advancing Equal Employment Opportunity in the Construction Industry Report

Washington, D.C. – June 1, 2023 – “NABTU hopes this report will incentivize others in our industry to join us in investing more resources to advance successful DEI and training programs, implement more accountable preventative measures, increase outcome tracking, and do all possible to provide the safest, most equitable, inclusive, and meaningful middle-class career pathways for diverse communities across America.”

Read More

NABTU Statement on Fiscal Responsibility Act

NABTU Statement on Fiscal Responsibility Act…“We applaud President Biden and House Leadership for coming together on behalf of the American people and striking a deal which, upon Congressional passage, will deter a global economic catastrophe that would severely impact the retirement security and job opportunities of millions of building trades working families…

Read More

NABTU STATEMENT IN HONOR OF MEMORIAL DAY

Washington, D.C. – May 29, 2023 – “NABTU joins our nation in remembering and honoring those who lost their lives while defending our country serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.”

Read More

NABTU RECOGNIZES INTERNATIONAL WORKERS’ MEMORIAL DAY

Washington, D.C. – April 28, 2023 – “As North America gathers today at Workers’ Memorial Day events across the continent to honor our brothers and sisters, valued friends, family and loved ones whose jobs claimed their lives, our collective responsibility and duty to prevent work-related injury, illness, and death remains unchanged.”

Read More

NABTU APPLAUDS RELAUNCH OF BIPARTISAN BUILDING TRADES CAUCUS

Washington, D.C. – April 27, 2023 – “With the recent passage of historic laws creating record amounts of infrastructure jobs for skilled trades professionals, it’s never been more important for Members of Congress to come together to advance and protect policies impacting the next infrastructure generation.”

Read More

NABTU STATEMENT ON THE BIPARTISAN INTRODUCTION OF THE NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP ACT OF 2023

Washington, D.C. – April 25, 2023 – “Now is the time to strengthen and expand Registered Apprenticeship into other industries, for both blue and white collar jobs, who need to recruit and retain a well trained workforce.”

Read More

North America’s Building Trades Unions U.S. Legislative Conference, April 25-26, 2023

Washington, D.C. – April 21, 2023 – Thousands of national, state and local building trades leaders from across the country will gather at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, April 25, and Wednesday, April 26, for North America’s Building Trades Unions’ U.S. Legislative Conference.

Read More

NABTU Statement on Thacker Pass Project MOU

Washington, D.C. – April 13, 2023 – “This project is paramount for extracting the lithium which is so desperately needed in this country to establish a complete domestic supply chain as we work to expand renewable energy and battery production across North America.”

Read More

NABTU STATEMENT ON SIX CONSTRUCTION WORKERS KILLED IN WORK ZONE ON I-695

Washington, D.C. – March 23, 2023 – “Our hearts go out to the families of the six construction workers who made the ultimate sacrifice yesterday just doing their job.”

Read More

NABTU APPLAUDS BIDEN ADMINISTRATION’S VETO TO PROTECT ESG INVESTMENT CONSIDERATIONS IN RETIREMENT PLANS

Washington, D.C. – March 20, 2023 – “We commend President Biden and Vice President Harris for standing up for workers, a clean environment and holding companies accountable. Today’s veto protects one of workers’ most important assets – their deferred wages and pensions that ensure a secure retirement.”

Read More

NABTU RECOGNIZES EQUAL PAY DAY

Washington, D.C. – March 14, 2023 – “This Equal Pay Day, NABTU recognizes the nationwide wage disparities that women across all industries of the American workforce face… NABTU recognizes this injustice and encourages companies and corporations to do their part by not only paying a fair and equal wage, but also by supporting their workforce in any and all unionization efforts.” 

Read More

NABTU STATEMENT APPLAUDING THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION’S APPROVAL OF THE WILLOW PROJECT

Washington, D.C. – March 13, 2023 – “We applaud the Biden Administration for their approval of the project and their decision to support the over 1,600 middle-class supporting, union jobs this project will create.”

Read More