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Construction Employment Increased in 192 Out of 339 Metro Areas Between December 2012 and 2013

Construction employment expanded in 192 metro areas, declined in 84 and was stagnant in 63 between December 2012 and December 2013, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increases in 34 States from a Year Ago

Construction firms added jobs in 34 states over the past 12 months, but construction employment declined in 32 states and the District of Columbia between November and December as many parts of the country coped with weather, according to an … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increased in 211 Out of 339 Metro Areas Between November 2012 and 2013

Construction employment expanded in 211 metro areas, declined in 67 and was stagnant in 61 between November 2012 and November 2013, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released this week by the Associated General Contractors of America … Continue reading

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Good News for Glaziers: 2014 Could Bring Employment Boom

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The chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) predicts that the construction industry will add as many as 300,000 new jobs next year to decisively rebound from a recession that had crippled it. This could mean good … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increased in 215 Out of 339 Metro Areas Between October 2012 and 2013

Construction employment expanded in 215 metro areas, declined in 74 and was stagnant in 50 between October 2012 and October 2013, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released yesterday by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association … Continue reading

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August Unemployment Rates Lower in 311 of 372 Metropolitan Areas

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August unemployment rates were lower in 311 of the 372 metropolitan areas than at the same time in 2012, but higher in 47 areas, and unchanged in 14 others, according to the latest U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. And many … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increases in 201 of 339 Metro Areas From July 2012 to July 2013

Construction employment gains spread to more metropolitan areas between July 2012 and July 2013 than in previous months, but full recovery remained elusive as only a few areas have exceeded pre-recession employment records, according to a new analysis of federal … Continue reading

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Twenty-Seven States See Rise in Construction Employment in May

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A construction industry ravaged by the recession received some promising news with word that the majority of states experienced an increase in construction employment during the month of May. The recently released figures, which came from an analysis of Labor … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Decreases in 33 States from March to April

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A recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that construction employment decreased in 33 states from March 2013 to April 2013. The largest decrease was seen in Vermont, where those employed in construction dropped from 14,300 to 13,400—a … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increases in 30 States from February to March

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A recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that construction employment rose in 30 states from February 2013 to March 2013. The largest increase was seen in Connecticut, where those employed in construction rose from 50,700 to 53,600—an … Continue reading

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