Washington, D.C. – June 13, 2022 – Today, North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) President Sean McGarvey issued the following statement in celebration of the AFL-CIO election results:
“NABTU is proud to congratulate Elizabeth H. Shuler and Fredrick D. Redmond for winning their elections to remain in office as AFL-CIO President and Secretary-Treasurer. This trailblazing duo represents all that is right with the modern Labor Movement.
“President Shuler is a savvy, courageous and visionary leader who stands on principle and has long thrived as a consensus builder among her peers. Secretary-Treasurer Redmond is an innovative, devoted, and engaged leader who does the blocking and tackling needed to pave the way for meaningful change for individuals, communities, and the entire country. Throughout their career and especially in the last 10 months, both have proven their prowess to collaboratively lead the U.S. Labor Movement ahead with a bold vision for the future.
“These distinguished labor leaders know what it takes to uplift, motivate, and bring together workers of all backgrounds in an effort to reach common goals. I look forward to the good, impactful work ahead to create better lives and opportunities for working families. Let’s continue to build the movement to meet the moment.”