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I want there to be a level playing field for all companies and workers.
But I seriously doubt women will ever have an "equal" share of my market either as workers or owners.
Giving special treatment is just wrong. I don't treat people in my employ differently based on race, religion, or gender. Without special treatment most women just don't measure up when it comes to hard exterior work any more than they measure up in professional football.
In the Portland painting market, women seem to dominate the faux finishing sector but just don't want to do the more production oriented work. I'm sure there are very good female production painters but it's easier to find men that are willing to work in this difficult, dirty, sometimes dangerous industry. Trying to make it equal is just unfair to those of us that just want to be judged by our quality of work, professionalism and price.
posted 3 years, 5 months ago
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