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Tradeswomen Tuesday: Rose, A Steamfitter


This week is the first post of a special series brought to you by the women of the United Association Union of Plumbers, Fitters, Welders & Service Techs, (UA) Oregon Local 290.  Some of the women... read more

Vanessa, A Bricklayer


Last week I visited Chicago Women in the Trades (CWIT) and met their awesome staff and some of their tradeswomen board members and saw their amazing training facility. One of the board members was... read more

In the Press: ERA Op-ed in Support of SF Equal Pay Legislation


This piece originally appears in the San Francisco Chronicle. Imagine working at a job for years before learning by chance that you have been paid less than a co-worker for the same work. Women, and... read more

Now Hiring: Deputy Director and Senior Staff Attorney


Join our growing team of change-makers in San Francisco! For more information on how to apply, click the links. Senior Staff Attorney Deputy Director read more

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  • More Tech Employees Reporting Discrimination
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  • The Case for Opening Up Construction Jobs To Women
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  • Karma Doesn’t Pay The Bills and It Won’t Solve Pay Inequity
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