Press Releases

NABTU STATEMENT HONORING ON DON YOUNG

Washington, D.C. – March 29, 2022 – “The State of Alaska, the men and women of the building trades who live and work in The Last Frontier, and every building trades member across the United States, lost a true champion with the passing of Congressman Don Young.”

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NABTU Praises the Biden Administration’s Proposal to Restore Middle-Class Wages for Construction Workers

Washington, D.C. – March 11, 2022 – “The proposed updates to the regulations will restore the Act’s intended bipartisan purpose to protect the hard-earned wages of construction workers, and in doing so, shield them from exploitation.”

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NABTU STATEMENT ON EPA STATE REVOLVING FUNDS

Washington, D.C. – March 8, 2022 – “We look forward to working hand in hand with communities to utilize these dollars under the State Revolving Funds to rebuild our infrastructure and create more pathways to the middle class through the unionized construction industry.”

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NABTU STATEMENT ON RUSSIAN ENERGY IMPORTS BAN

Washington, D.C. – March 8, 2022 – “We applaud the Administration for banning the import of Russian oil, natural gas, and coal to our country.”

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NABTU CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Washington, D.C. – March 8, 2022 – “We all must keep fighting to open more doors for girls and women to break glass ceilings across the world and stand up for decency, justice, and dignity for all.”

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NABTU STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT BIDEN’S STATE OF THE UNION SPEECH

Washington, D.C. – March 2, 2022 – “Time and time again, the entire Biden-Harris Administration has given more than lip-service to rebuilding America; they have shown that they are the most pro-worker Administration of our lifetime.”

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NABTU Statement on Ketanji Brown Jackson Supreme Court Nomination

Washington, D.C. – February 25, 2022 – “Throughout her career, Judge Jackson has called balls and strikes fairly in our justice system, stood up for democracy and upheld the Constitution for the betterment of the American people.”

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NABTU Statement on Invasion of Ukraine

Washington, D.C. – February 24, 2022 – “North America’s Building Trades Unions express our strong support for the Ukrainian people during this unjustified attack.”

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NABTU APPLAUDS EXECUTIVE ORDER ON PROJECT LABOR AGREEMENTS

Washington, D.C. – February 4, 2022 – “The inclusion of project labor agreements will protect the public’s interest, improve worker opportunities, and enhance the competitive market by creating a uniform and stable system of labor relations for projects.”

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NABTU HONORS BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Washington, D.C. – February 1, 2022 – “We are grateful to the countless leaders who have, against great odds, stood on the side of good while inspiring the betterment of humanity, fighting for labor and civil rights, as well as the critically-important push to earn and protect the fundamental right to vote.”

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NABTU HONORS MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY

Washington, D.C. – January 17, 2022 – “As a devoted supporter of the labor movement, Dr. King relentlessly advocated for civil rights and voting rights, while also speaking out on the need for economic justice and opportunity for all.”

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NABTU WORKERS TO SPEARHEAD EFFORTS ON FEDERAL FAST TRACK PROGRAM FOR LEAD REMOVAL

Washington, D.C. – December 16, 2021 – “NABTU and our affiliated unions are prepared and ready to do our part and champion this effort with our world-renowned training model and high-quality workforce.”

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