IBEW and the Office to Advance Women Apprentices working together to promote the inclusion of women in the electrical trades.
Makenna Ducharme always knew a career in the trades was for her and now that she’s working on her electrical apprenticeship, it’s hard for her to contain her enthusiasm.
Tammy Poorman was the first person in her family to graduate high school, but she wanted to go further. She did! And now she’s working with our office, we’re going to help her keep growing.
UA Local 56 Making Space for Women.
The Nova Scotia Office to Advance Women Apprentices opened in 2019 and quickly found an ally in UA Local 56.
The Saskatchewan Office to Advance Women Apprentices had its first success story with the support of a true ally: the Boilermakers’ Local 555.
Welder Tracy Fedorowich has an important message for women looking to blaze a new trail: Never give up.
Progressive, engaging, supportive and committed. That’s how the Office to Advance Women Apprentices describes the Atlantic Canada Regional Council of Carpenters Millwrights and Allied Workers (ACRC).
As New Brunswick faces a labour shortage due to an aging population set to retire in droves in the next decade, an organization designed to help employers find skilled trades workers has opened shop in the province.
Sometimes the Office to Advance Women Apprentices brings the tradeswomen to the employers, sometimes the tradeswoman brings the employers to the office!
The CBTU is invested in diversifying the workforce! Find out more about our partnership and how we’re working together to get more women employed in the trades.
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