Employment watchdog scrutinizes “Equal Opportunity in Construction”

A new report deep on demographic and compensation data across construction trades will inform the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s next steps to address discrimination and harassment. “Building For The Future: Advancing Equal Employment Opportunity in the Construction Industry” includes a brief business overview, followed by a discussion of employment discrimination based on race, national origin, and sex in the…

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Texas producer, contractor employment cases test disability claims

Sources: CP staff; Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Washington, D.C.

Alleging discrimination against employees protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the EEOC has filed suit against Wichita, Texas-based ready mixed producer OK Concrete and settled a case with Baker Concrete Construction, Houston.

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