women in construction

More Women Are Attracted To The Trades

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 Plumbers75Careers.com, interested candidates answer a few questions [...]

2019-11-19T16:18:10+00:00 November 19th, 2019|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

More Women Need To Consider The Trades

While many of the Building Trades have increased recruiting efforts towards women, the numbers are still woefully inadequate. For example, in 2018 it was estimated that women comprised only 5.4% of welders, 2.4% of electricians and 2.2% of carpenters. We're starting to develop interest early with programs like CAMPBuild and in today's video [...]

2019-09-10T15:56:26+00:00 September 10th, 2019|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

CampBUILD Introduces Girls To The Trades

CampBUILD is the result of a combined vision between the Badgerland Girl Scouts and Madison College to help build a bridge between women and the skilled trades. This summer, CampBUILD hosted camps for girls from pre-K through high school over 2 weeks. Kindergarteners designed and built birdhouses with hand tools while middle and [...]

2019-08-29T15:34:37+00:00 August 27th, 2019|Current Events|0 Comments

Plumbers Local 75 Reaches Out To Women

There's currently a shortage of construction workers and plumbers are no exception. As reported in today's article, 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 Plumbers75Careers.com interested candidates answer a few simple [...]

2018-12-12T15:58:31+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments