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thinkprogress.org/what-its-like-to-be-one-of-the-only-female-construction...

Patricia Valoy was not the typical worker when she began her apprenticeship at a construction site in college. As a woman of color, she is rare among construction workers: women make up just 2.6 ...

www.osha.gov/doc/topics/women

"While both men and women working in construction face many of the same risks, there are some unique issues that are of greater concern to women." (3) Workers have a right to a safe workplace. The law requires employers to provide their employees with working conditions that are free of known ...

www.huffpost.com/entry/women-in-construction_b_5833662

I work hard to prove that women have an equal, if not greater place in construction, especially at the management level. While it may remain a primarily male industry for a long time, the role and influence of women of construction will continue to grow and dominate.

www.constructiondive.com/news/why-women-construction-workers-earn-less-than...

The U.S. Census Bureau this week revealed that women who work in construction are paid 17% less than their male co-workers. Another report by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research says the ...

www.theguardian.com/careers/careers-blog/2015/may/19/where-are-all-the-women...

Holly Porter, who runs a networking group for female construction workers, Chicks With Bricks, explains: “The industry has been pretty stagnant in terms of ratios of women to men for quite a ...

thewire.in/women/women-construction-workers

Why Women Construction Workers Will Continue to Deliver by the Roadside. Interests of women workers in the construction sector have not been safeguarded and with the State failing to do it duty ...

www.awcwa.org

Construction isn't seasonal, which is why our year-round mission gets so much attention. Association of Women Construction Workers of America, Inc. (AWCWA) is a vocal advocate for women and minority in construction.

therealdeal.com/issues_articles/women-in-contruction

Every new construction project is a blank slate — meaning workers must prove their worth anew. Many of the women who spoke to TRD said they often feel like they have to work even harder to gain ...

www.osha.gov/doc/accsh/haswicformal.html

As increasing numbers of women enter the construction trades, concerns about their health and safety are growing. In addition to the primary safety and health hazards faced by all construction workers, there are safety and health issues specific to female construction workers. The small percentage ...

www.wsj.com/articles/yes-they-can-program-boosts-number-of-women-construction...

The Nontraditional Employment for Women program offers training for positions with the city’s construction unions, which note that the portion of apprentice slots reserved for women has risen ...