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Department of Labor, Buffalo-area agencies host career exploration day to introduce female students, women to construction trades


Tue, Mar 5th 2024 04:35 pm

In celebration of Women in Construction Week, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs is joining the Buffalo Employment and Training Center and Buffalo Niagara Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction to host Women and Girls Construction Career Exploration Day on Thursday, March 7.

The program will be held from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Buffalo Employment and Training Center, 77 Goodell St. It will include breakout panels featuring a variety of government agencies, information tables, and exhibition floor and safety demos, and an address by Erie County Legislature Chair April Baskin, and Dolly Randle, president of Compliance and Administrative Services of New York.

For more information about Women and Girls Construction Career Exploration Day, call 716-464-5352.

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs is an agency in the U.S. Department of Labor responsible for ensuring that employers conducting business with the federal government comply with equal employment opportunity laws. Since its creation and later consolidation within the Department of Labor, OFCCP’s enforcement authority has covered a significant portion of the American labor force.

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