The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), Inflation Reduction [...]
Construction careers are attracting an increasing number of women. [...]
POLITICOPRO Administration, advocates push for job equity in infrastructure, manufacturing [...]
New IWPR Report Highlights Opportunities to Expand Access to Manufacturing Jobs, Lifts Up the Voices of Women on the Shop Floor
Washington, D.C. —A majority of women who responded to a [...]
Careers in manufacturing can provide high earnings and good [...]
Webinar to Launch New Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) Report: Advancing Women in Manufacturing: Perspectives from Women on the Shop Floor
Webinar to Launch New Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) [...]
In 2021, the number of women working in trades occupations reached the highest level ever. However, many women in the trades, particularly women of color, face discrimination in hiring and on the job. Having clear data can create accountability and help ensure that women have access to sustainable careers in the trades.
A Future Worth Building: What Tradeswomen Say about the Change They Need in the Construction Industry
Careers in the construction trades can provide high earnings and good benefits, often through a learn-while-you-earn apprenticeship. In 2020, more than 300,000 women worked in the trades—the largest number ever. Yet while their numbers are growing, women still make up fewer than one in twenty of workers in construction occupations.
By The IBEW Media Center “If someone doesn’t know what [...]
Here to Stay: Black, Latina, and Afro-Latina Women in Construction Trades Apprenticeships and Employment
Watch the webinar discussion https://youtu.be/IX_zNptcLYc Diversity is key [...]