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Registration open for virtual 2020 Tradeswomen Build Nations Conference Oct. 17

Registration in now open for this year’s Tradeswomen Build Nations Conference, which will be held online on Saturday, Oct. 17. The virtual event will feature...

2020 Tradeswomen Build Nations Conference shifts to virtual platform

This year’s Tradeswomen Build Nations Conference will be held online on Saturday, Oct. 17 and will feature a variety of guest speakers. The 10th annual...

Tarlton President Tracy Hart to chair St. Louis Economic Development Partnership

Tracy Hart, president & CEO of union general contractor Tarlton Corporation, has been named the new chairperson of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership...

2020 Tradeswomen Build Nations Conference canceled

The 10th Annual Tradeswomen Build Nations Conference scheduled for Oct. 2- 4 in Washington, D.C., has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The convention,...

Veteran Labor leader Merri Berry to serve as Missouri AFL-CIO’S first...

By SHERI GASSAWAY Correspondent Merri Berry, a 41-year member of UFCW Local 655, will serve as the first female state-level officer of the Missouri AFL-CIO when...

From high heels to steel toes, mother/daughter Ironworkers show they have...

By MARY ANN O'TOOLE HOLLEY Correspondent EAST ST. LOUIS, IL – When Lynn Woesthaus was growing up, all the kids in her neighborhood were athletic and adventurous....

Lean In Circles for union tradeswomen launches St. Louis pilot program

By SHERI GASSAWAY Correspondent Lean In Circles for Union Tradeswomen, a new program designed to support and empower women in the union building trades, has officially...

December 2019: Superstars in the Sisterhood

Tradeswomen Build Nations 2019 Here is the latest edition of “Superstars in the Sisterhood,” a tribute to the outstanding, hard-working group of ladies who are...

Gina Walsh appointed to International Insulators Union post

Highest position ever held by a woman in the 115-year history of the union By SHERI GASSAWAY Correspondent Missouri Senator Gina Walsh (D-Bellefontaine Neighbors), president of the...

Painters 471 president first woman to receive IUPAT Job Corps Instructor...

By SHERI GASSAWAY Correspondent Candice Rejmenczak, president of Painters Local 471 in Alton, Ill., is the first woman to win the International Union of Painters and...
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