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Gender Equality Tag

A recent article, entitled “Women in Construction: The State of the Industry in 2022”, reports that, of all the employees currently working in the U.S construction industry, women comprise only 10.9% of the sector’s entire workforce.   Published by BigRentz, North America’s largest online construction equipment rental marketplace, the article outlines some of the reasons why current female representation in construction amounts to a mere 1.25% of the nationally available workforce. There are several factors contributing to this enormous gender gap, including unconscious gender bias, a lack of adequate training and negative perceptions of women working in construction. Domestically, this alarming reality