‘Sky’s the limit’ as women workers revive Minnesota’s CLUW chapter

A first meeting earlier this summer drew 44 activists, who got to work drafting bylaws and applying for recognition of the re-emergent Coalition of Labor Union Women chapter.

Home care workers, clients push Congress to act on ‘jobs, care, justice’

Investing in the care economy is also a matter of racial and economic justice, advocates said.

Trades celebrate Women Build Success awards

Local tradeswomen honored the most badass among them.

To open more eyes to apprenticeship, Carpenters open training center doors

Latesha Hayes’ career path came full circle this morning. A fourth-year apprentice with the Carpenters union, Hayes was one of six tradeswomen who led 33 eighth-grade girls from Roseville on a tour of the union’s St. Paul training center. The students put on hard hats and safety glasses, worked with tools of the trade and […]

In some local unions, #MeToo has galvanized members

Workplace cultures don’t change on their own.

Women in Construction plan two events this month

Interested in learning more about career opportunities in the union trades?

Trades-backed alliance ramps up recruitment as MN’s construction industry booms

Minnesota’s Building Trades unions are behind an effort to restock the pipeline of workers entering the industry with with women, veterans and people of color.

Area Building Trades councils honored for community outreach

The national award recognizes Minnesota unions’ efforts to recruit and prepare women, people of color and veterans for construction apprenticeships.

Why aren’t more women entering the construction trades?

On International Women’s Day, it’s worth noting one area of the U.S. economy where the wage gap is uniquely narrow: construction.

‘Women in Construction Week’ begins Monday

Events are open to tradeswomen, students and anyone interested in learning more about a career in the construction industry.