Virtual conference explores the challenges women face in the trades

Gina Walsh, Deputy Director of the Mechanical Insulators Labor Management and Cooperative Trust (LMCT), joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss the Tradeswomen Build Nations Winter Webinar that takes place this Saturday. 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