‘Women in Construction Week’ begins Monday

2018wwheaderMinnesota Building Trades unions will join the construction industry in celebrating women workers March 4 to 10. Women in Construction Week will feature series of local networking events, panel discussions, workshops and festivities.

The events are open to tradeswomen, project managers, engineers, estimators, students, designers and anyone interested in learning more about a career in the construction industry.

Of particular interest to union tradeswomen is a discussion Tuesday, March 6, with representatives of several Building Trades unions: “It’s YOUR Union.” The event is hosted by St. Paul Plumbers Local 34, and it will run from 2 to 5 p.m. at the St. Paul Labor Center, 353 W. 7th St. Finger food and drinks will be served.

Women in Construction Week events are free, but some have limited space. To view the events and register, go to www.eventbrite.com and search “WIC week 2018.”

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