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Sunday, April 20, 2014

Press Releases and Speeches

Keystone XL Approval Critical to U.S. Veterans Transitioning to Careers in the Construction Industry -

TransCanada Executive Joins Leaders from Building Trades Unions and Helmets to Hardhats Program to Tour Training Facility

President Bill Clinton Highlights Opening Session of North America's Building Trades Unions' 2014 Legislative Conference -

WASHINGTON, DC -- President Bill Clinton made a surprise appearance in front of over 2,300 national, state and local building and construction trade union leaders who had assembled for the first of two days of strategic discussions relating to the continued advancement of market share gains for the union construction industry

Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson and Calls for Infrastructure Investments Highlight Day Two of North America's Building Trades Unions' 2014 Legislative Conference -

WASHINGTON, DC – Speaking to over 2,300 national, state and local building and construction trade union leaders on day two of the 2014 legislative conference of North America’s Building Trades Unions, Exxon Mobil Chief Executive Officer Rex Tillerson offered praise and thanks to the Building Trades for helping the oil and natural gas industry meet the expanding construction needs of America’s energy infrastructure.

North America's Building Trades Unions Oppose Administration Plan to Place MOX Project into "Cold-Standby" -

WASHINGTON, DC -- The following statement was released today by Sean McGarvey, President of North America's Building Trades Unions, on the proposed action by the Obama Administration to formally shut down the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility (MOX) in South Carolina:

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.