Nov 17th, 2021 |
S1 Ep2 - Advocating for Women's Safety & Health with Ironworkers Union's Vicki O'Leary
In this episode of Construction DEI Talks, we sit down with Vicky O'Leary, a representative from the Ironworkers Union, to discuss important issues affecting women in the construction industry. Vicky shares her insights on maternity leave policies and the need for more upstanding initiatives to combat bullying and harassment in the workplace.
On today's episode of Construction DEI Talks, we are honored to have Vicky O'Leary, a representative from the Ironworkers Union, as our guest. Vicky is a passionate advocate for women in the construction industry and has been working to improve working conditions and policies for female workers.
During our conversation, Vicky shares her thoughts on the importance of maternity leave policies for women in construction, and how lack of proper support can have a negative impact on both the worker and the company. She also sheds light on the pervasive issue of bullying and harassment in the industry, and why upstanding initiatives are crucial to creating a safe and inclusive workplace.
If you're interested in learning more about the challenges women face in construction and the steps being taken to address them, this episode is a must-listen. Join us as we explore these important issues and discuss ways to make the industry more equitable and welcoming for everyone.