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Friday, October 31, 2014

Press Releases and Speeches

Domestic Energy Exploration Creates More Than 45,000 Jobs -

New Study Confirms Direct Correlation Between Job Creation And Marcellus Shale Development

North America's Building Trades Unions Urge Tempered Enthusiasm for September Jobs Report -

WASHINGTON, DC -- The following statement was issued today by Sean McGarvey, President of North America's Building Trades Unions, upon the release of the September Jobs Report by the U.S. Department of Labor:

North America's Building Trades Unions Praise Cove Point LNG Approval -

WASHINGTON, DC -- North America's Building Trades Unions applauds the decision by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to bestow final approval on the construction and operation of the Cove Point LNG liquefaction and export project in Lusby, MD.

Six Year Wait for Keystone is Long Enough -

WASHINGTON, DC -- The following joint statement was released today by Sean McGarvey, President of North America's Building Trades Unions, and Jack Gerard, CEO of the American Petroleum Institute, on the six year anniversary of the Keystone XL pipeline application and subsequent delay:

Building Trades Unions Praise Decision to Approve Wetlands Permit for Cove Point LNG Facility -

WASHINGTON, DC -- The following statement was issued today by Sean McGarvey, President of North America's Building Trades Unions, upon the approval by the Maryland State Board of Public Works for a tidal wetlands license:

Speeches

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.