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Advocate’s View: Ready or not: Workforce diversity now mandatory for state construction contracts

Contractors doing business with New York State have become accustomed to their legal obligation to subcontract a percentage of the work to certified minority-owned businesses (MBE) and woman-owned businesses (WBE). So it was no surprise that the requirement was reauthorized this past July. But buried within that reauthorization bill was an entirely new regulatory program that, ...