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Gender a bigger barrier than sexuality for LGBT women in construction

Gender is a bigger barrier than a person’s sexuality when it comes to career progression for LGBT women in construction. Interviewees taking part in a Loughborough University report used the term “old boys club” to describe gender-related issues within the industry. Many flagged that construction is dominated by white heterosexual males, …

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“It’s about economic development”: Latino Academy Celebrates Bilingual Construction Training Program Graduation

The Latino Academy of Workforce Development’s mission is to educate and train underserved Latinos in Dane County ensuring family-sustaining wages and career pathways for generations to come. “Our Latino community is getting trained. We are getting skills. We are overcoming those barriers,” says Baltazar De Anda Santana, executive director of …

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