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July 26, 2016 @ 3:05 pm

S7-E7 4 Reasons Why Women Don’t Pursue Blue Collar Careers

Are high schools equally preparing young men and young women for blue collar jobs?  Are they equally emphasizing career and technical training or going to college?  A study by April Sutton, Amanda Bosky and Chandra Muller would indicate that in blue-collar communities suffer severe wage penalties relative to their male peers and women from non-blue collar communities.  Listen to co-author Amanda Bosky and special guest Haley Stevens, Director of Workforce Development at UI Labs present the findings of “Manufacturing Gender Inequality in the New Economy: High School Training for Work in Blue-Collar Communities”.

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