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Tackling Harassment in the Workplace – Women in Construction 2023

April 10, 2023 | By Anthony Capkun

April 10, 2023 – One of the top issues negatively impacting construction contractors right now and into the foreseeable future is a shortage of skilled labour.

What if you could double the size of the talent pool?

Held on International Women’s Day 2023, attendees of Women in Construction learned strategies from our expert moderators and panelists for both recruiting women and retaining them in their construction businesses, and for tackling issues of harassment in the workplace.


SESSION DESCRIPTION – You’ve decided to make an effort to increase female participation in your workforce… but where do you start?

Moderated by MJ MacDonald, CEO, Construction Safety Nova Scotia, with Panelists:

• Anita Gara, Project Manager, Electricity Human Resources Canada
• Erin Pollard, Electrician & Project Manager, Black & McDonald
• Luiza Vikhnovich, Employment Lawyer, Sherrard Kuzz LLP

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