(PRWEB) December 19, 2017
Turner Construction Company is proud to announce that the Human Rights Campaign has once again recognized the firm as a champion of LGBTQ workplace equality, awarding Turner a score of 100/100 on their annual Corporate Equality Index, and naming the firm a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ employees.
“Turner’s high score reflects the company’s significant and ongoing investment in diversity, inclusion, and workplace equality,” said Matt Hyde, an Engineer in the New York office and a co-founder of Turner’s Pride Alliance. “From top-down directives such as policies, benefits and official practices, to grassroots initiatives such as the Pride Alliance and other employee-driven resource groups, folks at every level of the Turner family have embraced this cause. It’s very inspiring.”
“We are incredibly proud to be included in HRC’s Corporate Equality Index once more,” said Karen Sweeney, Turner’s senior vice president of Diversity, Inclusion, Community and Citizenship, noting that Turner, noting that Turner was the first firm in the Index’s engineering and construction division to be recognized as a “Best Place to Work. “We are dedicated to fostering an environment in which all our people feel heard and valued, and everyone has the opportunity to thrive. We are honored by this recognition of our continued commitment to providing the best place to work for all of our employees.”
About Turner Construction Company
Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company. Founded in 1902, Turner first made its mark on the industry pioneering the use of steel-reinforced concrete for general building, which enabled the company to deliver safer, stronger, and more efficient buildings to clients. The company continues to embrace emerging technologies and offers an increasingly diverse set of services. With an annual construction volume of $11 billion, Turner is the largest builder in the United States, ranking first in the major market segments of the building construction field, including healthcare, education, sports, commercial, and green building. The firm is a subsidiary of HOCHTIEF, one of the world’s leading international construction service providers. For more information please visit http://www.turnerconstruction.com.