The paradox of prevailing wage

Obstacles to Boston Residents Jobs Policy compliance - no baselines and the public bid law

Worcester Redevelopment Authority pushes minority hiring in construction

Black-Owned Construction Firm Revitalizes Housing Units in Atlanta to Combat Gentrification

Can Prevailing Wage Laws Also Foster Equity in Business Ownership?

Chicago’s building industry creates 1st-ever loan fund to help minority biz

Business activists push city to offer more contracts to minority firms

Boston's Operation Exit Provides Pipeline From Courtrooms To New Careers

Another source of business

Outkast Electrical joins ranks of IBEW Local 103

City’s Office of Economic Development competing for funds to boost participation

On city contracts, Boston only talks the talk on diversity

Few city contracts going to minorities

Boston awarded $664m in contracts. Less than 1% went to women- and minority owned businesses

Shelley Webster helps minority firms grow capacity

City’s lack of diversity in building trades persists

We demand place in building trades

Local 290 members say it’s time to talk about diversity

Port Of Seattle Advances Diversity In Contracting And Workforce Development Goals

More than 20 Kansas City firms now more qualified to win new KCI terminal contracts

Building Unions Diversity program enrolling new classes, boasts 87 percent placement rate in its first four years

Inside the effort to ensure women, minorities get a piece of $1 billion Cincinnati construction boom

Construction Trade Association Urges Minorities And Women To Join Construction Trades

Are Minorities Getting Fair Shake in Local Construction Workforce? Local Study says 'No'

NWTC and Forward Service Opening up Doors for Minorities and Women

Advancing with partners

How Black Activists Shaped the Labor Movement

Developers must answer the call for diversity and inclusion

Springfield construction hiring rules go beyond ‘lip service’ on diversity, union leader says

Greensboro looks at plan to increase participation by minority businesses in subcontracts for city projects

Rally held outside construction site of new federal courthouse

Expanding opportunities

Metro-led group looking at issues affecting workforce retention

CityViews: Lawmakers Must Provide More Resources for ‘Open-Shop’ Construction Workers

Goals set for diversity in hiring for Worcester ballpark project

Jobs near me: Program offers pathway to construction jobs for minorities and women

New committee to improve equity in building industry

Clive McFarlane: Much work to do to make ballpark project inclusive

Despite loss of Amazon’s HQ2, new development ‘The 78’ aims for win on diversity

Council probes Boston jobs policy

Shawmut launches scholarship to support women, minority Wentworth students

Detroit sees surge in minority demo contracts after Freep investigation

Boston Wants to Build Inclusion into Its Construction Boom

New goals for city-owned land

Boston to ask developers about their inclusion of minority and women workers, investors

Nashville firms owned by minorities, women far less likely to get Metro contracts: new study

City construction, demo hires may soon have to be mostly Detroiters

Worksystems and regional partners address the need for diversity in construction workforce

Building Oregon's workforce pipeline: Meeting the region's talent needs in construction

Mass Construction & Management aims to take on larger projects

Washington University, big contractors mentor young minority-owned firms

The Seaport's New Omni Hotel Is A Win For Diversity And Inclusion

Gateway, KYTC Create Program for Women, Minorities

Free program helps women, minorities join the trades

Council members press for clearer diversity goals in Albright-Knox expansion

McCarthy helps build the workforce that builds St. Louis

New report details barriers to diversifying construction workforce, offers recommendations

MGM Says It's Exceeding Diversity Goals In Construction Workforce

FC Cincinnati pledges to involve diverse group of contractors in stadium construction

Minority-owned firms chase contracts to build criminal justice center

Pittsburgh falls short on contracts with minorities and women, critics say

Minority-owned businesses benefit from freeway work

Obama Foundation hires diversity consultant: Brother of former Mayor Sawyer

Hoping to ensure diverse workforce, Obama Foundation appoints firm, hires a new staffer

Charlotte council pushing to improve minority business participation in city projects, contracts

Our View: Tollway’s commitment to diversity as strong as its commitment to roads

Detroit’s demolition program under fire for lack of diversity

SCS releases plan to spend more dollars with companies owned by minorities and women

Minority, women-owned businesses receive contracts worth $109M

Associated Builders & Contractors IL Chapter Bridges Diversity In Construction Gap

Boston Is In A Building Boom — And Wants More Diverse Construction Workers

The Construction Talent Pipeline Gets Expanded At Harvard Business School

Urban Jobs Task Force Calls on Trade Unions to Recruit Minorities Ahead of I-81 Project

Minority-owned businesses are growing in the South, but South Carolina has a long way to go

How 3 minority developers broke ground: 'This is not for the faint of heart'

Executive Order Signed—Mayor Peduto wants to increase minority participation in construction work/unions

The push is on to diversify construction sites

City Designs Programs, Incentives To Build Diverse Municipal Construction Workforce

Mayor Peduto signs executive orders related to city construction projects

MGM Springfield reports continued success in diversity hiring

Mayor doubles down on starting Rebuild

City minority business and compliance director initially tries to withhold public data on minority inclusion for Ballpark Village Phase 2

Labor unions don’t deserve a stranglehold on new KCI terminal jobs

Mayor Kenney, labor leader Dougherty clash with Council over union diversity

Hennepin County aims for more diversity in contracting

Harris County to consider study to gauge spending with minority, women-owned businesses

Outside Chicago, few minority-owned contractors for Central Illinois work

Minneapolis makes progress but still lacks diversity in labor

Halifax learned of diversity problem 2 years ago, but workers say little has changed

Harris County to consider study to gauge spending with minority, women-owned businesses

County and city bills aim to increase minority- and women-owned contracting

Editorial: Minority inclusion in public contracts helps level the playing field

State representative files legislation for minority contractors

White-dominated construction unions want more diversity

Social media campaign attracts women, minorities to construction industry

Las Vegas Raiders stadium construction exceeds minority hiring goals

Edgemoor picks 'little bank' to help finance MBE/WBEs' work on $1B KCI project

City inviting minority and women-owned businesses to apply to work on BJCC projects

Foxconn Sets Goals for Contracting With Minority-Run Businesses

Judge rules Portuguese companies are not minority-owned

Will Senate Committee Vote to Eliminate Construction Opportunities?

Organization Helps Minority Businesses with Construction Contracts

Multnomah County creates fund to encourage trade apprenticeships, diversity

Progress MN: Lea Hargett

Construction firm owner Brian Ganos charged with wire fraud, money laundering

Progress MN: Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry Apprenticeship Program

Report: Greensboro Could Improve Contract Process For Women And Minorities

Women and minorities getting their slice of the pie

Competitive Edge

CEO Gets New Monitor, Faces Uncertain Future

San Jose Considers Big Changes To How City Awards Construction Bids

Diversity in business: Years of work close to finally paying off

Why have KCI negotiations with labor unions stalled?

Mentor program aims for more diversity in construction industry

Aldermen push for minority representation in O’Hare project

IBEW Local 103 and MP Boston recruit record number of people of color and women as apprentice applicants for 2018

Court rules in Portuguese business case, but fight isn’t over

Court ruling determines Portuguese-owned construction companies are not minority-owned

The Trade Unions Attempt To Force The Airport Project To Be 100 Percent Union

Illinois study suggests prevailing wage laws help minorities

County Fund To Improve, Support Employee Diversity

Chicago’s Black, Hispanic Caucus In Fight For Minority Participation In O’Hare Renovation

Council eyes quotas for minority contractors on county projects

Construction firms build ‘inclusion’ into their projects

Minorities say they are left out of Will County projects

St. Louis alderman aims to reinforce construction contract rules for women, minorities

Here’s How Minority Subcontractors Can Gain Work On The Obama Presidential Center

FC Cincinnati Stadium Construction and Economic Inclusion

Low Income Priority Hire Program Moving Forward

Michael Kennedy Jr. strategizes so his MBE has a place in construction’s future

Opinion: City's responsible bidder law a Jim Crow throwback

Major Business Moves: Black Construction Companies Selected To Help Build $350 Million Obama Presidential Center

Minority firms seldom hired by Miramar, study shows

Clout team with heavy minority participation wins $210M airport contract

Supply chain diversity

Residents stress inclusion, diversity as contractors chosen for West Louisville YMCA

Duke Energy Changes Aimed at Increasing Minority Contractors

Members of Black Chamber of Commerce unhappy with proposed terms of new airport deal

MSD shows major progress in hiring more female and minority contractors

Linda Dorcena Forry to resign Senate seat, join Suffolk executive team

The Diversity Drop-Off

Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District settles challenge to workforce diversity agreement

MSD shows major progress in hiring more female and minority contractors

Schedules and payments dominate subcontractor challenges

State of Minnesota makes progress on minority contracting, employment

SWEET: Obama Foundation gives local minority-owned construction firms 51% stake

Collective of diverse construction firms hired to manage Obama center construction

Protesters demanding Obama sign community benefits agreement make voices heard

Obama Foundation Announces Lakeside Alliance as Construction Manager for Obama Presidential Center

NAACP, other groups make pitch for community benefit agreements

Local construction contractors feel ‘overlooked’ by city

KCI project reveals unions’ failure to include minority-owned firms

Editorial: County can ensure women, minorities fair cut of contracts

Edgemoor Invites Women, Minority Contractors To Weigh In On Plans For New KCI

City council, Edgemoor to debate use of businesses owned by women and minorities for single-terminal KCI

Councilors vote to strengthen city's minority contracting program

Legislating equity in opportunity that will make our money work

Another study shows minorities, women fare poorly in PBC contracting

Denver council approves new payment protections for subcontractors owned by minorities, women


Cornegy Bill Looks To Level Playing Field In Construction Industry

Tampa chamber names first companies for minority business accelerator

Board pleased with Raiders proposed community benefits plan

Rally held at Erie insurance construction site

Building trades in the blood

Republican attack on unions is short on facts

Unions ignore long history of excluding minorities from jobs

The Black business story: tales of woe or signs of hope?

U of M shows commitment to supplier diversity

LSU to implement supplier diversity initiative

Blacks get 8 percent sliver of city's $1B contracting pie

Portland ready to move on Community Benefits Agreement

Local organization celebrates its first female construction training graduates

KC Black Chamber of Commerce concerned about lack of diversity in KCI proposal

Mattapan housing a 'fully inclusive project'

Morning news: minority-contracting numbers still missing

The truth about Cincinnati's minority hiring: Out-of-towners get the contracts

Minorities get slim share of contracts

Then & Now: Eastern exec brings fresh perspective to growing minority businesses

I Earn a Good Living Doing Something I Love

Boston Chamber opens doors

Seattle leaders share lessons about increasing construction workforce diversity 

Amazon's North Randall fulfillment center project target of protests over minority construction jobs

Obama Foundation searching for a "diversity consultant"

As Airport Construction Project Gears Up, Black Business Participation Still At Ground Level

Black contractors and workers protest exclusion from project funded with $123 million tax dollars

Move Over Brothers, There Are Sisters in the Brotherhood Now! 

Obama calls on architecture and tech firms to support Chicago presidential library with apprenticeship schemes

Chicago builders call new minority requirement an unfair, costly burden

Roofing company sues BJC, seeks injunction to stop construction

Civil rights group threaten to pull KCI support unless minorities get jobs

Raiders' Vegas stadium community benefits outline unveiled

ADOT partners with tribe on construction academy

More than half of Premier's supply chain women or minority-owned

City reaches diversity goals on construction

Program to address need for construction workers

Group withholds support for new KCI terminal unless more minorities are hired

Colas Construction Scores $27M Convention Center Contract

Harp Boasts Increased Hiring of Minorities, Women, Residents on New Haven School Construction Projects

Don't Endanger Minority Jobs in Name of Construction Safety

Labor Day: Groups Hope to Boost Diversity in Local Trades

BWIC Profile Featuring Tonye Hayden Berry, Local 3

She Didn't Quit, She Didn't Cry, She Became a Union Carpenter

Obama Library Construction Bids Must Include Minority, Local Enterprises

Obama Library to Firms Vying to Build Library: Diversity is Essential

Guest Column: How One Company is Helping Unskilled Workers Find Meaningful Employment

Release/Report Finds Diversity in Entry-Level Renewable Jobs in California

Lowcountry-Based Minority-Owned Firm Heads Up Demolition of the Old Wando River Bridge

A Diverse Labor Force: The Challenges Facing Minority Contractors, And the Tools Needed to Succeed

Mayor's Order to Push Developers to Hire Contractor Businesses Owned by Minorities, Women

Cityviews: Bill to Boost Construction Safety Requirements Will Stymie City's MMBE Push

Activist Claims Exclusion of Minorities and Women on American Dream Meadowlands Project

Jersey City Minorities, Women Need Change, Not "Chance at a Job"

LCA Contractors Fined $2.9M Over Detroit Hires

Chicago's Biggest Construction Jobs Must Have Diverse Workers Under Emanuel's Executive Order

Collaborative Tackles Diversity Issues in Commercial Real Estate

Contracting Diversity Must Grow for the City to Prosper

75 Percent of Workforce, Contracts on $4M Urban League Projects Goes to Minorities

Jersey City Council Advances New 20% PLA to Benefit Minorities, Women

Franklin County Commissioners Hold Inclusion Plan to Get NAACP Input

Idaho Transportation Dept. Receives Grant to Provide Free Equipment Training to Vets, Women, Minorities

Good Fences, Good Business

Builders in Boston missing diversity targets for jobs

Initiative to Link Minorities with Construction Work at Hall of Fame Village Project

As Business Booms Opportunity Looms for Black Entrepreneurs

Minority Job-Traning Program Developed for Village Project

What Operation Exit Has Built

First Rebuild Contract Goes to Philly-Based Firm

Gender Diversity in the Workplace

New City Procurement Measure Among Tools for Rebuild Diversity

“Operation Exit" Graduates Celebrate Advancement Into Building Trades

Fixing Philly: Bringing More Minorities Into Trade Unions

Trades Training Model Seen as Game-Changers for Diversity

With Rebuild Coming, City Unveils Diversity Partnership with Building Trades

These Boston Apprenticeships Are Pushing the Economy Toward Equity

Freeholders: Essex County Needs to Hire More Women, Minority, Veteran-Owneed Businesses

How Do We Encourage More Women Into the Construction Industry?

Gilbane Building Company honored by Federation of Women Contractors with Top Project and Contractor Awards

New Diversity Initiative Touted at the June 19 CEIR Conference

City Creates Funds to Help Minority and Women-Owned Construction Firms Compete

Business leaders step up efforts to bring minority-owned firms into the fold

Eastern Bank Growth Fund Targets Minority-Owned Firms

Construction Diversity Group Makes Big Impact Through Philanthropy

Council Adds Amendments to Rebuild Legislation

Twenty-Two Percent of Durham County Contracts Awarded to Women, Minorities this Fiscal Year, Up from Just 6 Percent

Minority Hiring Goals Out of Reach, Construction Industry Finds

Report: Diversity Still Falls Short in Supply Chain Recruiting, Employment

Program Fosters Diversity Along Supply Chain

We Haven't Done Enough to Promote Diversity

Women Seek Construction Industry's Critical Path

NMC on Diversity Drive

Boston Can Be an Unwelcoming Place to Do Business. Here's How to Change That

Construction Women Push to Earn What They're Worth

Groups Toil to Draw More Females Into Trades, Construction

St. Louis Lambert International Wins Industry Diversity Award

Building a Construction Industry Dream Team

Blog: Why the Construction Industry Needs to Embrace Diversity

This Nonprofit Walks the Talk When it Comes to Diversity

Lucci: Construction Season Means High Costs for Illinois Taxpayers

Black Firms Tackle Major Hotel Project

Diversity and Resilience Vital Factors to Adaptation: Panellists

UMASS Boston Construction Pact a Model for Workforce Diversity

Wynn Tells MGC They Are Meeting Diversity Hiring Goals, Contracts

Diversity Does Pay in the Construction Industry

Civic-Minded Construction: Paying it Forward

Bringing Diversity, Inclusion to Cleveland's Clean-Energy Economy: Semia Bray (Opinion)

Council Bill Would Mandate Discrimination in the Construction Industry

Portland's Model Community Benefits Agreement Could Be Replaced With "CEIP" 

These women build Boston and are recruiting more to join them

Where are the women? Male-dominated workplaces need to diversify

Mandatory construction apprenticeships threaten industry diversity: This is not the way to get more Blacks and Latinos working

Council members vow to pull out 'hammer' over Rebuild job diversity

Diversity in hiring falls short of goals for public construction projects

Bolling: Building boom must include minorities, women

Native Americans no longer qualify as minorities in city's construction bid program

LI program helps minority youths prepare for union apprenticeships

Tollway puts $4 million toward increasing contractor diversity 

UChicago to expand diversity and local employment on construction projects

Report: NYC union construction workforce more diverse, higher-earning than nonunion 

AG Healey Launches Grant Program for Women & Minorities in Construction

Mailbag: Women in construction share their experiences

Building Trades-Backed Report Claims Greater Diversity in Union Construction

Union construction workers diversify, still outearn nonunion counterparts

Weathersbee: Inclusion goal is only fair after tax breaks

A community approach: Smoot exec Chrystal Stowe on why diversity and persistence matter

Shawmut Design and Construction Kicks Off National Women in Construction Week with Collaborative Breakfast

ComEd Expanding Opportunity for Local Minority Candidates

ServiceMaster expects to exceed minority contractor goal

Cruz Cos. working to increase minorities in construction field

The deadly reality of construction work: Minorities suffer most from workplace negligence

Raimondo announces goal to boost minority businesses

Raimondo takes steps to boost minority businesses

Mayor calls on construction firms to hire more minorities, women, residents

Mayor Walsh Files Boston Residents Jobs Policy Update

Mayor increases construction jobs goals for people of color

Boston's building boom coming to Roxbury area

Under Walsh, nonunion construction work has risen

City ponders how to boost hiring of certain groups in construction industry

Construction firms look to untapped resource for workers - women

Walsh unveils minority & women business spending goals

Shuttered Campus Transformed to Equitable Worksite

In R.I., 10% of state business is supposed to go to minorities, women, but it doesn't

$30M more state supplier spending on MBEs

Only a few neighborhoods seeing development boom in Boston

Gov. Charlie Baker to help women, minority, veteran, LGBT-owned businesses get state contracts

Builders in Boston missing diversity targets for jobs

Dudley Street developer agrees to affordability, diversity standards

Construction hiring goals not met in Boston

Falling short on minority contracts

Hitting Construction Hiring Goals: How do you ensure that the jobs a new development is supposed to bring to a community actually go to underrepresented populations?

Minority and Women Business Certifications

Building Pathways opens door to union jobs

Commentary: Getting people to work, but not work to people

Kroc projects held up as model for construction hiring

City wrestles with policing its jobs policy