Construction Attorney: Compliance ‘Weakest Part’ of Supplier Diversity Efforts

Joe Bousquin, Construction Dive

Diversity and inclusion goals on construction projects have made a lot of news recently.

Not only has the industry spearheaded efforts to bring more diverse workers onto jobs with initiatives like Construction Inclusion Week, contractors are increasingly putting their money on the line, too.

Just look at Gilbane’s $4 billion commitment over the next five years to up the number of women-, minority- and veteran-owned businesses in its subcontractor pool.

But meeting workforce participation goals on jobsites comes with its own challenges as well.

 

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