NYCBT Press Releases

Published on Thursday, August 26, 2021

(August 26, 2021) Statement on Governor Hochul naming Sen. Brian Benjamin as Lieutenant Governor of New York:

“Senator Brian Benjamin understands the importance of building middle-class careers, and he recognizes the value that a union workforce brings to any jobsite. We applaud Governor Hochul for her decision to name Sen. Benjamin as New York’s next Lieutenant Governor and truly look forward to working with the administration to create meaningful careers for New York’s working men and women in the days, months, and years ahead. We can be assured that the union tradesmen and tradeswomen of New York will have an advocate in Lieutenant Governor Benjamin.”

-Gary LaBarbera, President of the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York; President of the New York State Building and Construction Trades Council