Unions look for jobs to go with their infrastructure investments

2018-04-30T09:27:52-07:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: Pension Funding|Tags: , , |

As they push for more infrastructure spending, some unions also are flexing their financial muscle to make a direct connection between union jobs and where $500 billion in union pension assets are being invested. "We are making sure all of our resources are utilized to support our mission, not to undermine it," said Sean McGarvey, North America's Building Trades Unions president, at a Washington legislative conference in mid-April. "We are getting smarter and taking control of our own destiny. [...]