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Date PostedMay 11, 2016

Is Thuggery Scaring Women Off from Construction?


Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has joined with other politicians calling for the reinstatement of the construction industry watchdog, The Australian Building and Construction Commission to return the rule of law to the industry, a move he says will help attract more women to the industry.

The Prime Minister says union thuggery is partly to blame for the shortage of female workers on construction sites.

He was speaking in Beenleigh, south of Brisbane at the launch of a Master Builder’s program to attract more women to the industry.

The PM said the initiative ‘Advancing Women in Building and Construction Program’ , would help women get into the male dominated construction industry and help highlight other concerns plaguing the industry such as bullying and thuggery. Read more at https://sourceable.net/unions-driving-women-out-of-construction/

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