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Construction firms step up efforts to eradicate hate

October 22, 2020

For many construction companies, 2020 has been a year of reckoning. The public outcry following George Floyd’s death in police custody this spring, coupled with nearly 20 reported racist acts at construction sites across North America, have spurred contractors to look inward at their efforts to combat hate on site.

“The racial justice movement in our country has made companies, industries and associations sit down and take a really hard look at ourselves and how we can do better,” said Michael Bellaman, CEO of Associated Builders and Contractors.

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