WASHINGTON, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO announced today that President Barack Obama is scheduled to address the delegates to the Department's 2012 National Legislative Conference on April 30, 2012 in Washington, D.C.
Nearly 3,000 state and local labor leaders from 13 national and international unions of the Building Trades will be on hand to discuss the innovative programs, ideas and policy initiatives that America's Building Trades Unions are implementing and pursuing in order to "Build a Better America."
"I am excited and extremely grateful that President Obama will be joining us this year at our annual legislative conference," said Mark H. Ayers, President of the Building and Construction Trades Department. "On behalf of our delegates who will be in attendance, as well as all of our building trades members across the nation, we are looking forward to hearing President Obama articulate his vision and priorities as we work together to 'Build a Better America.'"
President Obama will address the Building and Construction Trades Department's 2012 National Legislative Conference on Monday morning, April 30 at the Washington Hilton Hotel at 1919 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
The Building and Construction Trades Department is an alliance of 13 national and international unions that collectively represent over 2 million skilled craft professionals in the United States and Canada
SOURCE Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO