This archive lists resources by topic related to recruitment, retention, compliance, enforcement, and diversity efforts within the construction trades. These documents can be browsed by title or searched by using your computer’s finder.
- APPRENTICESHIP Completion and Cancellation in the Building Trades Aspen 2013
- An Effectiveness Assessment and Cost-Benefit Analysis of Registered Apprenticeship in 10 States 2012
- Blue Ribbon Commission on Women and Apprenticeship CA 2006
- Building Trades Apprentice Training in Massachusetts: An Analysis of Union and Non-Union Programs, 1997-2007. Anneta Argyres and Susan Moir. Labor Resource Center Publications, University of Massachusetts Boston. 2008.
- Gender and Racial Training Gaps in Oregon Apprenticeship Programs 2011
- Massachusetts Building & Construction Trades Apprenticeship Directory
- Chicago Women in the Trades
- The Construction Careers Handbook: How to Build Coalitions and Win Agreements That Create Career Pathways for Low Income People and Lift Up Construction Industry Jobs
- Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Programs: Interviews with Field Leaders
HEALTH AND SAFETY
- Women in the Construction Workplace: Providing Equitable Safety and Health Protection- Health and Safety of Women in Construction (HASWIC) workgroup, OSHA, 1999
- Risks Facing Women in Construction. New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health. Nov. 2013.
- Canterbury New Zealand Rebuild
- Tradeswomen Building Bridges: the North American Network of Women Working in the Construction Trades
- Julia Murray: Iron Worker (video). Slate. March 2015
- Films by Vivian Price (Former Electrician)
- Hammering It Out
A film by Vivian Price
2000, 54 minutes, Color, DVD
- Transnational Tradeswomen
A film by Vivian Price
2006, 62 minutes, Color, DVD, Thai, Chinese, Tamil, Urdu, Japanese, Subtitled
- Two short films: In My Own Words (1992) about the first African American Journeylevel electrician in Los Angeles International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Nesthey Crudup. Second is Faces of Tradeswomen, short profiles of two plumbers and two electricians. UNAVAILABLE AT THIS TIME.
- Hammering It Out
- The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
- Kelly et al
- Apprenticeship Needs Assessment in Heavy Highway Construction Workforce
- Building a More Diverse Skilled Workforce in the Highway Trades: Are Oregon’s Current Efforts Working?
- Evaluation of the Potential for Adapting the Green Dot Bystander Intervention Program for the Construction Trades in Oregon
- Evaluation of the Effect of Supportive Services on the Success of Apprentices in a Highway Trade
- Still Building a More Diverse Workforce in the Highway Trades: 2016 Evaluation of the ODOT/BOLI Highway Construction Workforce Development Program
- National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)
- Block Kids Program: introduces children in grades 1 – 6 to the construction industry.
- A National Report Card on Women in Firefighting. Institute for Women and Work, School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR), Cornell University. New York, NY, April 2008.
- National Tradeswomen’s Conference 2015 – Slideshow
- Risks Facing Women in Construction NYCOSH- New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
- New Zealand Rebuild.
- PRE-APPRENTICESHIP- PATHWAYS FOR WOMEN INTO HIGH-WAGE CAREERS A Guide for Community-Based Organizations and Workforce Providers
- Pregnancy Discrimination Laws, Breastfeeding and Leave Rights (interactive map)
Project Labor Agreements (PLA)
- Integrated Science Complex (ISC), UMass – Boston– removed from public domain by DCAMM
- General Academic Building 1 (GAB1), UMass – Boston
- Edward M. Kennedy (EMK) Institute, UMass – Boston
- Utility Corridor and Roadway Relocation (UCRR), UMass – Boston
- Recommendations to Encourage Registered Apprenticeship – Community-Based Organization Partnerships. Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship, Education and Workforce Partnership Workgroup, and Under-Represented Populations Workgroup. 2013.
- Single Mother Poverty Rates Remain Exceptionally High Even When Food Stamps and Earned Income Credits are Counted
- Yes We Can! Women in Engineering Science & Technology: “Yes We Can is a brilliant new free activity book and website for young children from WEST (Women in Engineering, Science and Technology). It shows some of the jobs in engineering, science, technology and construction that anyone can do, using illustrations of real-live Sheffield tradeswomen including Laura the Handywoman, Kay the Plumber and Mandy the Electrician.”
- The Competitive Advantage: A Business Case for Hiring Women in the Skilled Trades and Technical Professions
- Tools of the Trade: A Resource Guide for Women Entering or in the Trades in Massachusetts
- Trade HERizons, Women’s Network PEI: a project designed to increase the number of women in non-traditional trades and technology occupations on PEI.
- TC Media. “Trade HERizons put Charlottetown woman on new career path.” Journal Pioneer. 8 Jan. 2014.
- UMass Boston Project Labor Agreement (PLA)
- Under-representation by gender and rice in Apprenticeships: Research Summary. Union Learn. London, Trades Union Congress: Dec. 2013.
- University of Masachusetts Amherst’s Labor Relations and Research Center
- University of Massachusetts Boston’s Labor Resource Center
- University of Massachusetts Lowell’s Labor Education Program
- Unfinished Business: Building Equality for Women in the Construction Trades
- University of Massachusetts Building Authority Report to the UMass Board of Trustees, June 2009
- Utah Women in the Trades
- Women’s Committees in Worker Organizations: Still Making A Difference. a report that Lois Gray wrote for the Berger Marks Foundation.
- Women into Construction Project, Be Onsite: a project that places women in all areas of construction from manual trades to graduate construction professions and offers women various short construction courses, CSCS training/testing, and apprenticeship opportunities on sites across London.
- Women’s Economic Security Act: a Minnesota law that requires state contractors to report on pay equity within their workforce, expands unpaid family leave and paid sick leave for employees, and establishes protections for pregnant workers in need of reasonable workplace accommodations.
- Women in Male-Dominated Industries: A Toolkit of Strategies. Australian Human Rights Commission. 2013.
- Women’s Network PEI: Women’s Network supports unemployed and underemployed women explore, prepare for, obtain and maintain employment in the trades and industrial technology fields.
- The Workforce Investment Act Adult Program: How Women Fare
- Women Workers and Unions. John Schmitt and Nicole Woo. Center for Economic and Policy Research. December 2013.