Build America, Buy America Act will benefit union members

The Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) President Scott Paul joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss the Build America, Buy America Act included in the infrastructure bill signed by President Biden.

The clause states that any materials used in the investment of America’s infrastructure must be made in America, when possible. This will significantly expand the number of jobs created by the manufacturing of materials such as concrete, steel, fiber optic cable and other technology needed to build electric vehicle charging stations.

The provision will lead to the creation of many good paying union jobs and build a better economy in communities across the U.S., Paul said.

He then talked about the Made in America Holiday Gift Guide that has been compiled for the last eight years by the AAM. The guide includes 100 companies across all 50 states who produce U.S. made goods.

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