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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Press Releases and Speeches

North America’s Building Trades Unions and American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Tout Benefits of Energy Efficiency Programs and Career Training in Skilled Trades -

WASHINGTON, DC – North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) today unveiled a collaborative effort that describes the potential to create significant career training opportunities via investments in energy efficiency programs

North America’s Building Trades Unions Welcome Congressional Approval of New Chemical Safety Legislation -

WASHINGTON, DC – The following statement was released today by North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) in response to Congressional approval of The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act:

Memorial Day 2016 -

WASHINGTON, DC -- The following statement was issued today by North America's Building Trades Unions, on Memorial Day 2016:

North America’s Building Trades Unions Salute Hillary Clinton for Promising Infrastructure Action During First 100 Days in Office -

WASHINGTON, DC – The following statement was released today by North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) in response to the announcement by Hillary Clinton that, if elected President, she will initiate action on an infrastructure investment plan during her first 100 days in office:

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.