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How female construction workers fight discrimination and harassment

How female construction workers fight discrimination and harassment

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Bethany Mayer didn’t want to go back to work after learning that a fellow ironworker insinuated that women like her didn’t belong there.

Jordyn Bieker, an apprentice sheet metal worker in Denver, said she felt uncomfortable that her foreman asked her pointed questions about being gay.

Yunmy Carroll, a veteran steamfitter, said a worker at a training session declared that women in construction are “whores.”

https://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Society/2021/0909/How-female-construction-workers-fight-workplace-discrimination