Tag: Racism


Study finds racism, discrimination common in construction industry

August 25, 2021

Via: BDCNetwork

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 […]


Fixing construction’s racism problem will take an industrywide effort

October 23, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Construction has a racism problem. So far in 2020, nearly 20 reported incidents of flagrant racism took place on construction jobsites throughout North America, from nooses hung where workers of color would find them, to racist screeds of graffiti spewing […]


Despite progress, ingrained racism still runs deep in construction

October 21, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Greg Page, the president of Waldorf, Maryland-based Page Building Group, has a proven business strategy when it comes to applying for financing: Send in the White guy. That was the approach he took when he needed $500,000 to fund the […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Racism saps safety and profits from construction, owners say

August 21, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Two of the construction industry’s most high-profile customers delivered a call to action to root out hate from jobsites during the closing keynote address of the National Institute of Building Sciences’ Building Innovation Conference this week. Compass Datacenter’s Nancy Novak […]