Tradeswomen and Union Leader Conference in Sacramento, California
(April 26, 2014)
Debra Chaplan, director of Special Programs for the State Building and Construction Trades Council of California speaks about women being crucial to the success of the building and construction industry.
Conference attendees showcase their union tee shirts.
San Francisco Women's Bureau program analyst Kelly Jenkins-Pultz (left) and independent researcher and consultant for the Washington, D.C.-based Institute for Women's Policy Research Brigid O'Farrell, discussed women's experiences in the trades and shared their knowledge on green training.
Ana Victoria Fortes, program analyst with the Women's Bureau in San Francisco, talked about the upcoming Labor Department forums and the White House Summit on Working Families.