Several regional labor leaders have weighed in with their support for the City of St. Louis exploring a potential airport investment partnership with St. Louis Lambert International Airport. A potential investment partnership could have a positive impact on economic development opportunities and jobs in our region. Albert “Al” Bond, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the St. Louis – Kansas City Carpenters Regional Council and John Stiffler, Secretary-Treasurer of the St. Louis Building & Construction Trades Council shared their thoughts.
“A public-private partnership at St. Louis Lambert International Airport would be a positive development for organized labor and our entire region. An upgraded and modernized airport will provide us with unlimited economic opportunities.” ~ John Stiffler, Secretary-Treasurer, St. Louis Building & Construction Trades Council
“We have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to examine how private investment could enhance and modernize our airport facility in St. Louis. I think we should explore every opportunity to stimulate economic development and protect union jobs.” ~ Allbert “Al” Bond, Executive Secretary-Treasurer,St. Louis – Kansas City Carpenters Regional Council