Construction groups join forces to combat racism

March 1, 2021

By HR Reporter |

After witnessing a spate of bigotry and discrimination, a coalition of construction-related groups has announced its commitment to address racism in the industry.

The group expressed its support for the Toronto Declaration of Inclusive Workplaces & Communities, which “affirms the health and safety of every person and supports the construction industry’s zero tolerance policy for discrimination or acts of hate of any kind.”

The City of Toronto, the Carpenters’ District Council (CDCO), Carpenters Local 27, EllisDon, the Daniels Corporation, the Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) Local 183 and the Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON) are part of the coalition.

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