Professional Organizations and Unions

Professional Organizations and Unions

  • Jobs and careers for women and people of diverse backgrounds.  Job listings, networking, career advice, and other informational resources for professional women.

  • Membership organization for professional women, especially women in business and corporate jobs. Encourages the recruitment and advancement of women in corporate positions through research, publications and workshops. Offices in NY, CA, Toronto, and Switzerland.

  • Promotes increased involvement of women in unions through grassroots activism. Projects include contraceptive equity, reproductive health, education and training opportunities, leadership training.

  • Works on gender discrimination issues involving women who are federally employed, including women in the military. Educates members on their workplace rights and facilitates career development through training institutes. Does not officially represent workers, but will speak with management or employers when deemed appropriate.

  • Provides information, educational opportunities and advocacy for the advancement and recognition of women in the construction industry. Also works to educate employers. Local chapters.

  • A project of the Feminist Majority Foundation. Does not provide direct legal assistance, but website has information about spotting and stopping discrimination, as well as publications on gender balance in policing, use of force, sexual assault training, domestic violence, and other topics.

  • A national coalition committed to achieving economic equity by increasing the number of women in trade and technical fields and improving their working conditions. Promotes policies, actions, and partnerships designed to improve women’s access to nontraditional fields such as construction, manufacturing, and transportation. Website has discussion groups, job search, other resources.

  • No direct legal services. Offers educational and other programs to advance women’s economic self-sufficiency and career advancement include literacy, technical and nontraditional skills, the welfare-to-work transition, career development, and retirement security. Family Economic Self-Sufficiency Project and Elder Economic Security Initiative combine grassroots organizing, public policy, advocacy, and research to promote financial security for families and older women.

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