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Study finds racism, discrimination common in construction industry

August 25, 2021


A new study commissioned by the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) found that workplace discrimination of minority groups and women was common in the construction industry.

Seventy-two percent of Black respondents and 66% of women respondents to a NIBS survey said they have experienced discrimination or prejudice while at work. Other non-white racial groups also reported discrimination at levels ranging from 35% to 48%.

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