BOSTON, MA, March 23, 2016 – After four years of tracking, Walsh Brothers is reporting impressive statistics of workforce diversity goals on the building of the UMass Boston Integrated Sciences Complex on the University’s Boston campus. In addition to traditional tracking categories, this is the first time that Veteran participation has been tracked.
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Workforce diversity statistics reported indicated:
- 10% Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
- 6.2% Women Business Enterprise (WBE)
- 48% Residents
- 34% Minority
- 10% Female
- 6% Veteran
Walsh Brothers’ template for ensuring balance and diversity in the workforce is based on “The Boston Plan,” a 30-year old effort administered by the Mayor’s office Boston Residents Jobs Policy (BRJP) for large projects in the City of Boston.
“Results were achieved through strict administration of the plan and careful collaboration with Walsh Brothers, DCAMM, Marty Walsh’s leadership of the City’s building trade unions, UMass Boston and several subcontractors committed to the effort of ensuring a diverse workforce,” said Richard Walsh, President and Chief Executive Officer of Walsh Brothers, Incorporated
Walsh Brothers, Incorporated, founded in 1901 and based in Boston, is a leading construction management firm well known for its work on complex, high-quality and sensitive building projects in a wide range of industries and specialties. For further information go to www.walshbrothers.com
Kenneth White, Director of Business Development