Black Lives Matter
Our country is in the midst of a very public, widespread response to systemic racism that has long plagued Black and Brown people. This racial inequity, including actions by some police, is exacerbated by the current pandemic that disproportionately affects Black and Brown people. Protesters all over the world are demanding action.
NCTE’s mission is to crush the barriers to women entering high-wage, high-skill careers in union construction. In that work, we prioritize Black and Brown women because the barriers are higher for them. We want to send a message to all Black and Brown people, including in the union trades: your lives matter.
At NCTE, we will continue to support and stand by our Black and Brown sisters and brothers. #BlackLivesMatter #JusticeforGeorgeFloyd #JusticeforBreonnaTaylor and too many others.

COVID-19 Notice: The Build A Life That Works team is never, never giving up on our goal of opening up good careers in the union building trades for women! While we are all focused on the work of keeping ourselves and our loved ones safe and healthy, we will also continue to educate, organize and advocate to expand and strengthen the pipeline to construction apprenticeship for low wage women and women of color. We predict that there will be great demand for tradeswomen when the coronavirus crisis is over. Watch for our notices and events on all our social media platforms. We look forward to pointing you toward pathways to enter the trades when business resumes.

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Did you know women in construction enjoy great pay, full benefits, a pension, and paid training? Imagine the life you could have with all of that. With a career in the union building trades, you can build our cities and towns, while building a life that works for you.

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October 6, 2020
Join us on October 6th for Boston Virtual Tradeswomen Tuesday! Learn about careers in in the trades from tradeswomen who...
October 20, 2020
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