"The addition of 171,000 new private sector jobs in the U.S., 13,000 of them in the U.S. construction industry, continues a sustained positive trend that provides solid evidence that the path and the vision of President Barack Obama over the last four years has been the right course for America.
The 2012 election represents a critical crossroads for America. We can choose to continue with President Obama's "invest in America" strategy that is centered on re-building America "from the middle out," or we can turn back towards the failed conservative economic policies that ran our economy into the ditch four years ago.
America's Building Trades Unions are committed to President Obama's plan for shared prosperity based on investing in America and restoring the American Middle Class. As the October jobs report confirms, we are moving forward and we are making progress. "