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Equitable Federal Contractor Workplaces

Balance Construction Contractor Funnel with Women and Minorities

There are over 808,891 construction workers currently employed in the United States. From that, 87.8% of all construction workers are men. Nationally, only 3.4% of construction trade workers are female, as of 2018, according to U.S. Labor Department statistics. One of the challenges is that this has always been a white male dominated field where you were typically brought into the union by your uncle, brother, or father.... more »


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Equitable Federal Contractor Workplaces

Threshold for Underserved Geographic Communities

Being that there are certain jurisdictional thresholds in place for equal employment opportunity for EO 11246, and VEVRAA, there should be a threshold in place for underserved geographic communities.

When it comes to gender, race and sexuality, diversity has been at the forefront of equity in the workplace for many years. One form of inequality that has been absent is discrimination based on social class or socio-economic... more »


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Leverage Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

CAST is pleased to provide input on the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) examination of ways to promote equity across the U.S. workforce through its worker-focused policies, employment support programs and federal procurement activities. Our comments are consistent with those CAST submitted July 6, 2021, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Request for Information (RFI) regarding Methods and Leading Practices for... more »


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