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The presidents of the AFL-CIO and North America’s Building Trades Unions today sharply condemned Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 421a proposal, which expands a lucrative tax giveaway for wealthy developers while failing to require a standard of middle-class wages for working families.

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As we take time to gather with family and friends at barbeques, parks, and beaches to celebrate Memorial Day, I would ask each and every one of us to take a moment this weekend to remember why it is that we have this national holiday. Read More

WASHINGTON, DC [MAY 20, 2015] -- The following statement was released by North America's Building Trades Unions in response to the passage by the U.S. House of Representatives of H.R. 2353, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015:

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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 20, 2015 -- Sean McGarvey, President of North America's Building Trades Unions today testified in support of legislation proposed by Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) that would establish "National Energy Corridors" on federal lands for the purpose of constructing critical natural gas pipeline infrastructure.

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The following article appeared on May 12, 2015 in The Boston Globe:

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In an explosive investigation that drew the attention of many average Texans over the weekend, WFAA Television in Dallas/Fort Worth put a bright spotlight on the problem of worker misclassification...

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The following Op-Ed was written by North America's Building Trades Unions President Sean McGarvey, and appeared in its entirety on May 13, 2015 in The Hill Newspaper in Washington, DC:

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52 Republicans Express Support for Prevailing Wage Statute

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