Over the last several months, much has been written about essential workers, which includes those in the construction industry. The build environment requires workers to be on jobsites daily while also risking exposure to COVID-19. Since the onset of the pandemic, construction workers have had to work quickly and nimbly to adjust to the new realities of a COVID-19 world.
With COVID-19 disproportionately affecting Hispanic communities, it is important to highlight the role the Hispanic community plays in the construction industry and the impact they have on the future of cities. In California, nearly one-third of construction workers are Hispanic.
Reprinted courtesy of Ed Segovia, Construction Executive, a publication of Associated Builders and Contractors. All rights reserved.