International Women’s Day

Today is international women’s day so let’s talk about the women in the trades, here are a few fun facts.

-In 1874 women were officially unionized.

-The first mention of women in construction records dates back to the 13th century. From then until the 17th century, women worked as laborers and material suppliers.

-In the 1800s, many women gained recognition as architects and engineers, and many took over the entire industry during the Second World War.