Episode 134: 4 Reasons Why Women Don’t Pursue Blue Collar Careers

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Are high schools equally preparing young men and young women for blue collar jobs?  Are they equally emphasizing career and technical training or going to college?  A study by April Sutton, Amanda Bosky and Chandra Muller would indicate that in blue-collar communities suffer severe wage penalties relative to their male peers and women from non-blue collar communities.  Listen to co-author Amanda Bosky and special guest Haley Stevens, Director of Workforce Development at UI Labs present the findings of “Manufacturing Gender Inequality in the New Economy: High School Training for Work in Blue-Collar Communities”.