Tag Archives: construction

03/29/2011: Education in Crisis

LAUSD School Number 13

Hear in the  City visits the construction site of LAUSD School Number 13, to learn more about the New School Construction Program, was approved by voters in 2007.  We talk with a young engineer at the site about the new … Continue reading

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12/06/2010: building and construction

Construction jobs for women

Construction work is one of those professions that is the distinct domain of men in most places in the world. Hear in the City producer Luis Sierra Campos visited a workshop where 19 women of from the ages of 18 … Continue reading

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12/06/2010: building and construction

UCLA Labor & Occupational Safety and Hazards Program

According to U.S bureau of labor statistics, the number of people employed in construction has dropped from 11 million in 2007 to 9 million today. Of those 9 million construction workers, nearly 2 million are self-employed, meaning they are not … Continue reading

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12/06/2010: building and construction

The housing and building bubble has burst, Hear in the City visits two organizations that are working to make the construction workforce more diverse, more dynamic, and more equitable. Hear in the City airs every Monday at 2pm Pacific Standard … Continue reading

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