Posts Tagged ‘ Employment and Training Administration ’

Initiatives Seek to Give Women and Minorities a Safe Landing in Construction

Jun 5th, 2023

In May, employers introduced 339,000 jobs in the U.S., bringing the total number of positions added to nearly 1.6 million for the year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Meanwhile, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) aim to ensure that more women and minorities have […]

Grants Focus On Underrepresentation of Women in Construction and Manufacturing

Apr 24th, 2023

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 3.9% of construction workers identify as women. Meanwhile, a separate study by Dodge Construction Network on “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Design and Construction” shows that, among smaller firms, only 2% report having clear standards for increasing diversity that are also used to improve advancement. Several […]

Former Employee Files Complaint Alleging Semco Broke State and Federal Laws

Mar 4th, 2020

Like others who worked at two Merrill, Wis., locations of Semco Windows and Doors, 62-year-old Patrick Woeller learned on December 30 that he would no longer be an employee of the company in the year ahead. Semco announced the closure of plants via a letter filed the day before it happened. Now Woeller is alleging […]