Washington, DC – March 6, 2019 – Today, North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) issued the following statement from President Sean McGarvey after the first meeting of the National Workforce Policy Board:
“It was an honor to represent NABTU at the first Workforce Policy Advisory Board meeting today at the White House. Our world-class workforce development model creates career pathways and lifelong skills that provide family-sustaining wages and benefits, and we welcome the opportunity to share our perspective. We know that a robust labor-management commitment to and private investment in skills training are vital to ensuring workers of all backgrounds – including veterans, women and minority communities – can meet the demands of all of the competitive industries represented in today’s meeting.
“I look forward to continued engagement on this committee as we examine workforce development challenges and offer solutions that will uplift entire communities and secure viable career pathways into the middle class for families across the country.”