By Peg Mcentee
Mayne, a lifelong labor supporter, had joined in with the AFL-CIO of Utah and others in establishing Utah Women in Trades.
“I always wanted my daughter to be an electrician,” she told me dryly. “She’s an accountant.”
Last week, Mayne hosted a Utah Senate reception for tradeswomen such as Leslie and Burquez, along with other women who have transcended meager pay and lousy working conditions by getting well-paying union jobs.
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