Press Releases

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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NABTU Statement Applauding Passage of the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020

With this new bill, Registered Apprenticeship will not only remain the gold standard in U.S. construction workforce training but will also open pathways for more industries to build productive and highly-skilled workforces.

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North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and Ørsted Sign Landmark MOU for U.S. Offshore Wind Workforce Transition

The partnership will create a national agreement designed to transition U.S. union construction workers into the offshore wind industry in collaboration with the leadership of the 14 U.S. NABTU affiliates and the AFL-CIO.

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NABTU Statement Honoring Veterans Day 2020

As we pause to thank, honor and remember our veteran members and all veterans this day; as we are humbled by their sacrifice and service, let’s all learn from and pay forward their selfless patriotism during these tumultuous times as we strive to be a more unified and healed nation.

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North America’s Building Trades Unions Congratulate Joe Biden on Being Elected President of the United States of America

On behalf of the over 3 million skilled craft men and women that comprise North America’s Building Trades Unions, we congratulate President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their historic election.

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North America’s Building Trades Unions Issue Formal Endorsement of Joe Biden for President

After four years of broken promises and the Trump Administration’s war on the middle class, we need a pro-building trades union administration, and Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are the right choice.

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NABTU Announces Tradeswomen Heroes Award

This monthly award recognizes four tradeswomen across the U.S. and Canada that lead by example and perform their duties at an outstanding level.

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NABTU Tradeswomen Build Nations Movement Goes Virtual for Largest Tradeswomen Conference in the World

More than 1300 registrants gathered online and at watch parties across North America to inspire, empower and share experiences of U.S. and Canadian tradeswomen.

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NABTU and TVA Announce Historic Extension of Labor Agreement

The Tennessee Valley Authority and North America’s Building Trades Unions announced Thursday a historic 10-year extension of their Project Labor Agreements to keep low-cost, reliable energy flowing to more than 10 million residents of the Tennessee Valley.

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NABTU STATEMENT ON TRUMP ENDING COVID-19 RELIEF NEGOTIATIONS UNTIL AFTER THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

This is a breathtaking failure of leadership by the self-proclaimed ‘deal maker’ and a revealing display of priorities for him and his Republican allies.

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