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Two Rivers, 30 Minutes for 6-5-2020

06-05-2020

(Encore broadcast from 3-15-2019)

Guest: Jeff Nobers of the Builders' Guild of Western Pennsylvania

Topic: Recruiting women and minorities for careers in the building trades

How topic discussed: There is a shortage of workers right now in the construction trades --- and of those workers currently in those crafts and professions, most of them are white men. Why did this imbalance develop? How is the Builders Guild attempting to encourage under-represented groups to pursue construction careers? What opportunities are available in trades such as carpentry, electrical, plumbing and tile work?

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