NABTU Research and Education official explains recruiting more tradeswomen

Throughout the country there is a concerted effort to recruit more women into the building trades and show them that they are valuable and welcome in the industry.

North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) Director of Research and Education Tom Kriger explained why it is a great time to get in the trades, the training provided by NABTU and more on AWF Union Podcast. Continue reading

AFL-CIO ST Liz Shuler discusses her rise through organized labor

In recent years, women have made massive strides in the labor movement and in the building trades specifically.

AFL-CIO Secretary Treasurer Liz Shuler joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to share her history in organized labor, rising to her current position and to preview the North America’s Building Trades Unions Tradeswomen Build Nations Conference. Continue reading

IW General Organizer for Diversity on climbing the ranks and the TWBN conference

The construction industry has been male-dominated and continues to be this way. Despite this fact, women are making steady progress in the industry.

International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Ironworkers General Organizer for Diversity Vicki O’Leary joined AWF Union Podcast to discuss the upcoming Tradeswomen Build Nations conference and how she came up through the trades as an Ironworker. Continue reading

Insulators LMCT Deputy Director previews Tradeswomen Build Nations

Getting more women into the building trades is a continuous process. Mechanical Insulators Labor Management and Cooperative Trust Deputy Director Gina Walsh came on AWF Union Podcast to discuss getting more women into the trades, the upcoming Tradeswomen Build Nations Conference and her history as a tradeswoman.
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NABTU Pres. McGarvey discusses infrastructure, TWBN and more

North America’s Building Trades Unions President Sean McGarvey joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast on Oct. 2 to talk about the state of building trades unions, the status on an infrastructure plan, the Trades Women Build Nations Conference and more. Continue reading

Gina Walsh of the Insulators LMCT introduces the Trades Women Build Nations Conference

The Mechanical Insulators Labor Management and Cooperative Trust (LMCT) Deputy Director Gina Walsh discussed the upcoming Trades Women Build Nations Conference on the Sept. 23 episode of America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

Dr. Ricordi discusses ongoing stem cell research

Dr. Camillo Ricordi of the Diabetes Research Institute talked about stem cell research in curing diabetes as well as potentially curing COVID-19 and protecting yourself from other epidemics on the Sept. 10 episode of America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading