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Women Comprise Only 3 Percent Of Construction Jobs; Local Women Changing The Tide

Women Comprise Only 3 Percent Of Construction Jobs; Local Women Changing The Tide

| June 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, about 75 percent of all registered apprenticeship programs are in the construction industry, but women constitute only 3 percent of all registered and active apprentices in construction occupations. “We want to not only close that gap, but to offer innovative programs for women to step into unconventional jobs […]

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