A Labor Day conundrum: Why are so few of America's construction jobs held by women?

  • by: DAVID CRARY , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 30, 2014 - 11:55 AM

NEW YORK — Janice Moreno graduated from college with a degree in English literature, but never landed a job paying more than $12 an hour. Now, at 36, she's back in the classroom — in safety glasses and a T-shirt — learning how to be a carpenter.

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