Building up diversity: Women the key to construction labour problem
More women are the answer to construction sector skills shortages, and will help solve Ireland's housing and infrastructure crises.
That's according to the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) ahead of the launch of its first 'Diversity and Inclusion Guidance' paper.
"Increasing diversity and gender equality is not just the right thing to do, it is critical for our industry," Jean Winters, director of industrial relations and employment services with CIF, said. On average just one in 10 construction workers are female.
Jean Winters is pictured with Phil Kane, country manager, Eaton Corporation Ireland, at the launch.