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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Press Releases and Speeches

U.S. House Passes Two-Month Highway Fund Extension -

WASHINGTON, DC [MAY 20, 2015] -- The following statement was released by North America's Building Trades Unions in response to the passage by the U.S. House of Representatives of H.R. 2353, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015:

North America's Building Trades Unions Offer Support for "National Energy Corridors" Legislation -

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 20, 2015 -- Sean McGarvey, President of North America's Building Trades Unions today testified in support of legislation proposed by Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) that would establish "National Energy Corridors" on federal lands for the purpose of constructing critical natural gas pipeline infrastructure.

U.S. House Overwhelmingly Rejects Attack on Davis-Bacon Act -

52 Republicans Express Support for Prevailing Wage Statute

Building Trades Unions Step Up Efforts to “Build Bridges Over the Political Divide” -

2015 Legislative Conference Focuses on Creating “Building Trades Majorities” at All Levels of Government

North America's Building Trades Unions Participate in Cove Point Liquefaction Project Groundbreaking -

LUSBY, MD -- Brent Booker, Secretary-Treasurer of North America's Building Trades Unions, was a featured participant at the March 25 groundbreaking ceremony for the Dominion Cove Point Liquefaction project in Lusby, MD.


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 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.