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.
- We’re in the home stretch! 29 days until our delegation to London! Tradeswomen from all over North America have been putting in work planning how and what they’re going to lead while we’re there. We can’t wait to connect with this amazing group of tradeswoman leaders and continue our work of elevating women in the trades.Our new #swag arrived! In addition to these awesome staff vests, we got some surprises for the delegates when they arrive in London!Our logistics team is heading home after a whirlwind trip to #london#tradeunionism will be central to our June delegation. Our 50 delegates are all #union #tradeswomen from across #northamericaToday we met with the talented folks at @manaloandwhite to look at plans for the new @eastendwomensmuseum Their goal is to build it using 100% womens labor. Thanks for the warm welcome and we can’t wait for your participation in the june delegation. 🔨🔩🪚UPDATE! Our logistics team landed in London this morning to meet with partners and prepare for our June delegation! Big things are in the works. 💪🛠