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Study finds more than 9% women in the Springfield area are qualified and able to work in the construction trades. Read the study here.
The Boston Employment Commission (BEC), under the leadership of Director Karilyn Crockett and Chair Travis Watson, has done a great job of stepping up enforcement of the City’s goals. For ongoing projects, the goals are 10% women, 25% people of color and … Continue reading
A guy in a hardhat calls out to a woman walking past a construction site, “Hey, ya looking hot.” The woman shoots back, “Get a friggin’ life, you moron.” Sitting amidst 5 male co-workers, the catcaller slowly rises to his … Continue reading
For the week ending 3/4/18, NASDI, a demolition company working on the Gilbane site at 48 Boylston St in Boston’s Chinatown, has 22% tradeswomen’s hours, 75% people of color and 55% Boston residents. This was also the first site in … Continue reading
Today, Valentine’s Day, is the one year anniversary of the murder of Outi Hicks, Carpenter apprentice, killed by a co-worker on a construction site in Fresno, CA. The article below from the New York Times discusses the connection between sexual … Continue reading