There is an ongoing shortage of workers in construction, especially women. As reported here, while women make up 51% of the total workforce, in construction it’s just over 9%. Many trades, including Plumbers Local 75 have been actively recruiting women to join their apprenticeship programs. At, interested candidates answer a few questions to see if they have the aptitude for a rewarding career. It only takes a few minutes and can be done on a smartphone, tablet or computer. After registering, candidates receive information to complete the application process, links to related documents and videos on how to get started. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TVPlumbers Local 75 member Christina B. talks about the advantages of switching from college to a plumbing apprenticeship.

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