President Trump Headlines Day 2 of Building Trades Unions Conference

WASHINGTON, DC – President Donald J. Trump today addressed the 2017 Legislative Conference of North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU). In remarks delivered to a full ballroom of roughly 3,000 national, state, and local building trades union leaders and rank-and-file members, President Trump renewed his Administration’s commitment to advancing a comprehensive package of infrastructure investments.

NABTU Kicks Off 2017 Legislative Conference

WASHINGTON, DC – North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) convened its annual Legislative Conference in Washington, DC April 3 by asserting its intention to mount a forceful campaign in support of infrastructure investments, energy infrastructure and the protection of community wage and benefit protections under the federal Davis-Bacon Act.

Union Construction Continues to Expand – And That’s No Accident

WASHINGTON, DC – The following statement was released today by North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) in response to the recent release by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics of its annual report on union labor membership and market density:

Senator Jeff Flake’s “Pay Cut for American Workers Act”

WASHINGTON, DC — Senator Jeff Flake’s badly informed call for the repeal of the federal Davis-Bacon Act is a shining example of a politically tone-deaf maneuver backed by discredited research and misguided special interest groups.

Building Trades Union Members and Leaders Meet with President Trump

WASHINGTON, DC – The following statement was released today by North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) at the conclusion of a “listening session” meeting held with President Donald J. Trump, and including Presidents Sean McGarvey of NABTU, Terry O’Sullivan of LIUNA, Douglas McCarron of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters, Mark McManus of the United Association of Plumbers, Fitters, Welders & Service Techs, Joseph Sellers of SMART – the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers, and several rank and file building and construction trades craft professionals:

Nomination of Rex Tillerson for U.S. Secretary of State

WASHINGTON, DC – The following statement was issued today by North America’s Building Trades Unions in response to the announcement by President-elect Donald J. Trump that he has nominated Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be the next U.S. Secretary of State:

NCCMP Announces New Leadership

WASHINGTON, DC – The following statement was issued today by Sean McGarvey, Chairman of the National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (NCCMP):