There are many reasons that women do the heaviest and dirtiest work in the construction industry in India. One is that , right now, women are cheaper than machines. But global companies come with capital and machines. As bad as the jobs are, what will women do if these jobs disappear? Here is a story about the merger of a small Indian firm with a Chinese megacompany to do the work that is being done by women in the accompanying photo.
- Covid-19 has caused us to shift our focus toward building #internationalsolidarity virtually. Over the past year, we have held many training exchanges with #tradeswomen organizations around the world.We are excited to announce that Tradeswomen Building Bridges will be partnering with the #tradeswomentaskforce and @cuny_slu for a #virtualevent on November 21st!The hardest worker on the job. 💪🐘Our 2019 delegation rocking their #buildtogether shirts from @tradieladiesofbc . The organization sponsored two of our #canadian delegates. Cofounder @prairie.fruit.bat is the chair of @build.together.sk . It is an amazing organization that supports tradeswomen across Canada and abroad!No matter what you do, do it with pride!Founders Monday! Kelly McClellen is a 24-year member of @operatingengineers Local 101 out of #kansascity