Labor Radio on 11/28/11
Black Tradeswomen & Sick Leave in Seattle
Fewer Black women are entering and staying in the building and construction trades than in the 1970s. Portland State University Professor Roberta Hunte provides insights into institutional barriers and survival strategies for our sisters of color. Jamie Partridge co-hosts
In the second half of the show, co-host John Walsh talks with Dave Freiboth, Executive Secretary Treasurer of the King County Labor Council, about Seattle’s new mandatory Paid Sick Leave law.