Press Releases

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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NABTU APPLAUDS NOMINATION OF MARTY WALSH AS U.S. SECRETARY OF LABOR

Mayor Walsh is the exact right choice for Labor Secretary at this time in our country’s history. We are confident that Mayor Walsh will continue creating pathways of opportunities for anyone that wants a chance to succeed in America’s workforce.

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NABTU CALLS FOR PRESIDENT TRUMP TO STEP DOWN IMMEDIATELY

North America’s Building Trades Unions call on President Trump to immediately step down and transfer power per the Constitution and the Presidential Succession Act of 1947.

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NABTU STATEMENT ON COVID-19 RELIEF AND OMNIBUS AGREEMENT

As we pour through details of the COVID-19 relief deal and omnibus agreement, it is clear that Congress failed to meet the moment.

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