DOL Launches "Mega Construction Project Program"



The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new initiative to promote equal opportunity by federal contractors in the construction trades on large federally funded projects and help bring more underrepresented communities into the workforce. The newly launched “Mega Construction Project Program,” established by the Office of Federal Compliance Programs (OFCCP), will focus DOL’s efforts to bring the public and private sectors together on a select group of projects known as “Megaprojects” to provide a diverse pool of qualified workers with access to good jobs in the construction trades. Megaprojects are large federal construction projects valued at $35 million or more – some part of which must receive federal funding – and that last more than one year.

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