Congress passed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (aka the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act) which will invest $110 billion in much needed new funds for roads, bridges, and other infrastructure work across the US over the next five years. However, without … Continue reading
PGTI: The Policy Group on Tradeswomen’s Issues is completing it’s 13th year. This year we published a book chapter on our founding and how our multi-stakeholder collaboration was able to triple the percent of women in the trades in Massachusetts. … Continue reading
Today we launch Version 9 of Finishing the Job, the PGTI manual of Best Practices for a Diverse Workforce in the Construction Industry. The first version of Finishing the Job, was created in 2013. This was and continues to be … Continue reading
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Since PGTI and the Building Trades Unions began partnering with staff in Massachusetts Vocational Technical High Schools to ensure greater access and support for young women in construction-related education programs, the percent of females in these programs has steadily increased. … Continue reading
The latest data on the participation of underrepresented groups in union registered apprenticeship shows continued progress in diversifying our union labor workforce. For the 10th consecutive year, both the number and percent of the women in union apprenticeships in Massachusetts … Continue reading