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Trump order bans ‘divisive’ diversity training for federal contractors, subs

September 29, 2020

Trump issued the directive at a time when companies around the world, including those in the U.S. construction industry, have increased their focus on gender and race equity. Firms such as Turner Construction Co. have redoubled their efforts since nooses and other racist graffiti and symbols made appearances on several jobsites this summer.

As part of the order, the Department of Labor will establish a hotline to field complaints about violations of these divisive concepts and other equal employment opportunity rules.

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