This year, for Women’s History Month, we’re taking a look at a group of leaders who are currently active making women’s history across the labor movement. Check back daily for a new profile and meet some of the people working to improve not only their community, but also to improve conditions for working people across the country. Today’s profile is Pam Fendt of the Laborers (LIUNA) and the Milwaukee Area Labor Council.
Pam Fendt has worked for the Laborers since 2010 and is a third-term president and delegate to the Milwaukee Area Labor Council (MALC). She also is a delegate to the Milwaukee Building & Construction Trades Council for LIUNA Local 113. Fendt is proud to help LIUNA’s organizers in their work to bring new members into the union, and she has had an innovative voice as president of MALC since 2017. She is a fierce supporter of women in labor and is a founding member of empowHER, an organization dedicated to the promotion and advancement of construction tradeswomen.