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Tradeswomen Tuesday Goes Online

The Northeast Center for Women’s Equity (NCTE) has been conducting Tradeswomen Tuesday info sessions since last fall. The sessions happen on the first Tuesday of the month at 5 PM at 2201 Washington St in Boston and bi-monthly on the … Continue reading

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The Springfield Construction Disparity Study is available now

Study finds more than 9% women in the Springfield area are qualified and able to work in the construction trades. Read the study here.

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News of the day: The Boston Employment Commission 

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

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What’s up with the guys?

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

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Gilbane and NASDI hit 20% tradeswomen’s hours!

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

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