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Member Spotlight: Carrie Bushman, Cook Brown, LLP

Carrie Bushman is currently a Partner at Cook Brown, LLP. Carrie is tenacious, energetic, and effective in the protection of employer and management rights and interests. In her labor and employment law practice, she is particularly known for her work in prevailing wage and apprenticeship law, traditional labor law, labor arbitration, wage and hour law, wrongful termination, sexual harassment prevention training, and other employment discrimination matters. She also advises employers on a variety of personnel matters, including family and medical leave issues, disability accommodation, employee handbooks, background checks, drug testing, discipline, and terminations. Prior to joining Cook Brown, Carrie [...]

By |2021-02-10T11:24:50-08:00January 14th, 2021|NAWIC|0 Comments

NAWIC Sacramento Wins CFMA Award

NAWIC SACRAMENTO RECEIVES THE PARTNER ASSOCIATION OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM THE CONSTRUCTION FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION SACRAMENTO CHAPTER CFMA Sacramento recognizes the contributions of the Sacramento Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction, paving the way for women in the construction industry. Women working in construction numbered 1.5 percent of the entire U.S. workforce and now make up 9.9 percent of the construction industry in the United States.* “NAWIC is all about breaking barriers and removing roadblocks,” says Agata Krasniewska, NAWIC Sacramento President and CFMA Sacramento Member. “We could not have ended 2020 in a better way than this, [...]

By |2020-12-30T10:45:28-08:00December 30th, 2020|NAWIC|0 Comments

Construction jobs were among the fastest-growing for women

Construction jobs were among the fastest-growing for women from 2015 through 2019 According to a new report, the number of women in the position of construction manager increased 101% from 49,400 to 99,400, making that the third fastest-growing job for women overall. Other construction jobs that drew a significant number of women were construction and maintenance painters (up 64% from 32,600 to 53,300) and construction laborers (up 50% from 47,800 to 71,800). The number of women who chose careers as civil engineers also increased by 46% from 45,400 to 66,000. Read more here.

By |2020-10-06T08:17:26-07:00October 6th, 2020|NAWIC|0 Comments
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