Category Archives: North American Building Trades Union

NABTU Issues Directive For Apprenticeship Week

The fifth annual National Apprenticeship Week will take place from Nov. 11 through Nov. 17 and North Americas Building Trades Unions (NABTU) has issued a directive to promote a slightly different message this year. This November, NABTU is pushing the use of the branded term “National Save Apprenticeship Week,” according[…] Read More →

Rep. Tim Ryan one of nine Democrat presidential candidates who addressed NABTU Legislative Conference

Nine Democrats with hopes of challenging Republican Donald Trump for president in 2020 addressed more than 3,000 union construction workers on April 10 during the North America’s Building Trades Unions’ legislative conference, including U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan. The eight-term Congressman, whose district includes Youngstown, delivered an energetic speech, which contained[…] Read More →

McGarvey and Pelosi Ddiscussed Green New Deal Alternatives

During the North America’s Building Trades Unions annual Legislative Conference, both House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and NABTU President Sean McGarvey talked about their vision of a Green New Deal. The vision of Pelosi and McGarvey differ from that of Green New Deal creators Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen.[…] Read More →