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The employment discrimination against women in the core trades of carpentry, automotive and electrical, which has remained less than 2% for over twenty-five years, has been listed as a major issue for the COVID-19 Recovery Strategy.
Tradeswomen Australia today has released stage one of its PROTECT and PRESERVE campaign as the impact of COVID-19 shutdowns start to bite. Fiona McDonald, Managing Director of Tradeswomen Australia said ‘Operation Protect and Preserve’ targets the protection of apprentices from the loss of their apprenticeships, or having the
“My dad is an electrician himself and has told me I would be happier with another career path, and my teachers all believe it’s not the path I should take, because I’m a woman.” Research released on the barriers faced by females wanting to enter male dominated trades has
The development of Australia’s Green Energy Industry will provide a major opportunity to address the entrenched barriers against women entering traditional male dominated trades in Australia. Managing Director of Tradeswomen Australia, Fiona McDonald, who will speak at the Clean Energy Council online national summit today said “with Australia’s Green Energy
Media Release 5 August 2020 Tradeswomen Australia Backs Government’s COVID-19 Strategies ‘Operation Protect and Preserve’ Tradeswomen Australia today said it is vital to support the Federal and Victorian Government’s strategies against coronavirus and has welcomed the Government’s support for apprentices and employees. Fiona McDonald, Managing Director
It is vital to maintain as many apprenticeships as possible to retain the skill levels to rebuild the national social and economic foundations of Australia.