At W. L. French, we’re committed to building and maintaining an inclusive workforce that represents the cities throughout New England we work in, and the country that we live in. We're dedicated to creating equal opportunities for all.

Celebrating Diversity & Driving Success

We believe there is a place for anyone and everyone in construction. Diversity, equity, and inclusion in our work is crucial to building a better industry. 

Moving the Industry Forward

Over the past 50 years, W.L. French has solidified itself as a forward-thinking company and we will continue to do everything we can to ensure an inclusive and diverse workplace, with equitable outcomes for all. 

Our DEI Initiatives

To support a diverse workforce, W.L. French has implemented senior leadership and staff training, developed a diversity team, and partnered with DE&I experts, trade groups, and peers to collaborate on meaningful ways to make our workplace more inclusive and welcoming. We also partner with the following organizations and programs to share opportunities in our field with underrepresented individuals in the construction industry:

Building Pathways

W.L. French partners with Building Pathways, a pre-apprenticeship program dedicated to helping underrepresented populations start careers in the trades.

Massachusetts Girls in Trades

Our senior leadership team partners with Massachusetts Girls in Trades to help young women from vocational technical high schools throughout Massachusetts find a pathway into the building trades.

Madison Park High School

We work with educators at Madison Park Technical Vocational High School to expose and teach students who reside in urban communities about the work that we do.


Of U.S. construction professionals are Black


Of U.S. construction professionals are women


Of U.S. construction professionals are Asian


Of U.S. construction professionals are Hispanic


At W. L. French, we’re committed to partnering with a diverse array of suppliers and partners so we can support small, minority-owned businesses. We also work to promote diversity within our business, while creating an inclusive work environment for all.


We partner with many businesses and suppliers, including those specializing in:

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Civil & Excavation Work

Concrete (Including Precast & Structural)

Construction Materials

Contaminated Waste Disposal


Engineering & Surveying

Foundation Drilling & Pouring

Hazardous Water Abatement


Materials Testing & Inspection

Reinforcing Steel


Safety Inspection & Reporting

Street/Sidewalk Construction & Restoration

Structural Steel & Miscellaneous Metals

Traffic Control


And More