Huffington Post Op-Ed: America’s Energy Infrastructure – It’s Where the Good-Paying Jobs Are

Sean McGarvey is President of North America’s Building Trades Unions The United States is the world’s largest economy. Yet, in the last two decades, our national economic growth rate has been declining. In the 1950’s and 1960’s the average growth rate for the United States was above 4 percent. In the 1970s and 1980s, it still stood above 3 percent. …

McGarvey Testifies Before Senate Energy Committee, Advocates for Pipeline Approval

On June 14, Sean McGarvey testified in front of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources advocating for the swift approval of US pipeline projects to create union construction jobs. “Madame Chairwoman, while we talk about the various components of an energy project, we cannot neglect to mention in the impacts on the local community. Many of our small communities across …

Jack Gerard Highlights ONGIL-MC at the 2016 NABTU Legislative Conference

API President Jack Gerard promoted the partnership between labor and the oil and natural gas industry while speaking at the 2016 North America’s Building Trades Legislative Conference at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC. “At the core of our partnership is our common goal to protect and promote job growth and economic opportunity for American workers. The partnership between the …

McGarvey: Oil and Gas Energize U.S. Job Market

The American job market is the best it’s been in six years, according to the latest government data. The jobless rate is below 6 percent for the first time since 2008.

And in 2013, the United States became the world’s top producer of oil and natural gas—surpassing Russia and Saudi Arabia.

Infrastructure Week in DC: May 11-15

Infrastructure Week is a national week of high-profile events, media coverage, focused advocacy, and other efforts around the country to build momentum for revitalization of America’s economic competitiveness through rebuilding American infrastructure.