Press Releases

NABTU COMMENDS DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR’S COMMITMENT TO INFRASTRUCTURE IMPLEMENTATION

Washington, D.C. – April 20, 2022 – “North America’s Building Trades Unions applaud the Department of Interior’s commitment to promoting and implementing the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law signed by President Biden last November.”

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NABTU says ‘It’s Our Movement and Our Moment’ for the Building Trades’ Future

Washington, D.C. – April 7, 2022 – This week, thousands of building trades leaders from across the country came to Washington D.C. for North America’s Building Trades Unions’ (NABTU) annual U.S. Legislative Conference.

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NABTU COMMENDS BIDEN’S DEFENSE PRODUCTION ACT EXECUTIVE ORDER

Washington, D.C. – April 1, 2022 – “North America’s Building Trades Unions, its affiliates, and their members who work in this critical industry stand ready to safely and responsibly ensure these critical minerals are developed in an environmentally sound manner.”

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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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