Labor Shortage Opens Doors for Women Electricians and Construction Workers

The construction industry is recruiting and training women to help alleviate the severe skilled labor shortage.

All the aspects of construction are short on manpower right now,” said Marcia Rackley, national president of the National Association of Women in Construction. “We tend to focus on the field, but even your management and engineering disciplines are hurting also. Of course women can fill any of those positions as well as the trades positions.”

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