UPDATE: The resolution has been voted on, but results have been difficult to come by. We will update this post when more information is available. The Oakland City Council is voting on a resolution that would guarantee jobs to African-American and female workers on all city-funded construction projects. Both demographics have typically...
A Project Labor Agreement (PLA) between the University of Massachusetts-Boston and the local Building Trades is exceeding diversity hiring goals and providing opportunities to local workers. The college entered into the PLA during the planning stages of its campus revitalization project. Built into the agreement were diversity standards...