Ørsted is partnering with U.S. trade unions to get workers ready for 83,000 offshore wind jobs

By WPED Staff Ørsted is working with North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU), which represents more than 3 million skilled craft professionals, to create a national agreement designed to transition U.S. union construction workers into the offshore wind industry in collaboration with the leadership of the 14 U.S. NABTU affiliates and the AFL-CIO.
Ørsted’s agreement with NABTU represents a transformative moment for organized labor and the clean energy industry. This framework sets a model for labor-management cooperation and workforce development in the budding offshore wind industry. There are currently 15 active commercial leases for offshore wind development in the United States. According to a

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