Press Releases

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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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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