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 …