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Building & Construction Trades Department

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Friday, April 29, 2016

Press Releases and Speeches

Statement Re: The Rejection of the Constitution Pipeline -

WASHINGTON, DC – The following statement was released today by North America’s Building Trades Unions in response to the denial issued late Friday, April 22 by the state of New York for the construction of the Constitution Pipeline:

North America’s Building Trades Unions Kick-Off 2016 Legislative Conference with Focus on Values, Issues and Opportunities -

Industry and Political Leaders Laud Value-Proposition of Unionized Skilled Trades

Building Trades Statement on Nuclear Power -

WASHINGTON, DC, April 7, 2016– The following joint statement was issued today by Sean McGarvey, President of North America’s Building Trades Unions, and James Cahill, President of the New York State Building and Construction Trades Council, with regard to the issue of nuclear power:

New OSHA Silica Standard -

WASHINGTON, DC – The following statement was issued today by North America’s Building Trades Unions in reaction to the issuing of a new OSHA standard for silica:
 

C.H.O.I.C.E. Issues Endorsements for Baltimore City Council -

BALTIMORE, MD – The Community Hub for Opportunities in Construction Employment (C.H.O.I.C.E.) issued its formal endorsement for candidates for Baltimore City Council:

Speeches

President McGarvey Keynote Address to 2016 Legislative Conference -

Keynote Address from 2016 Legislative Conference

Keynote Address - 2015 Legislative Conference -

President McGarvey's Keynote Address to the 2015 Legislative Conference of North America's Buildnig Trades Unions

BCTD President McGarvey Addresses 2012 National Legislative Conference -

Ladies and gentlemen... brothers and sisters... and distinguished guests...it is my great pleasure to welcome you to the 2012 National Legislative Conference of the Building and Construction Trades Department.

And it is my distinct and humble honor to address you this morning as the President of this great organization.  I am so very grateful to this Governing Board of Presidents for placing their faith and trust in me.  And you can rest assured that it will be my intention to NEVER, EVER let you down.