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Construction Industry Adds 15,000 Jobs in February

Construction employment grew by 15,000 workers in February despite harsh winter working conditions, raising industry employment to the highest level since June 2009, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). “The … Continue reading

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Nonresidential Construction Employment Declines in December

National construction employment decreased by 16,000 jobs in December, according to a January 10 report by the U.S. Department of Labor. Nonresidential construction saw the bulk of job losses, contributing 88.1 percent of total construction industry job loss and losing … Continue reading

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Construction Segment Hits Highest Level Since August 2009

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The construction industry continued its slow, but steady climb from the abyss, adding 17,000 jobs in November to account for its most favorable employment numbers in more than four years, according to the latest U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics. Buoyed … Continue reading

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Lure of Texas Drawing New People and Business

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They like to do everything big in Texas, and business growth is no exception. The Lone Star State has enjoyed an economic boom as of late, fueled by a large influx of both people and businesses attracted to the state’s … 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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Regional and State Unemployment Rates Stable in August

Eighteen states and the District of Columbia had unemployment rate increases, 17 states had decreases and 15 states had no change, according to the latest U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report. Thirty-six states and the District of Columbia had unemployment … Continue reading

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Building Construction Employment Remains Stable from April to May

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The number of building construction employees remained stable from April to May 2013 with a slight 0.1 percent decrease, according to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The BLS estimates that approximately 1.269 million (seasonally adjusted) … Continue reading

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Building Construction Employment Up 8.5 Percent from January to February

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The number of building construction employees rose 8.5 percent from January to February 2013, according to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The BLS estimates that 1,251.7 thousand (seasonally adjusted) were employed in building construction-related jobs … Continue reading

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Construction Industry Adds 30,000 Jobs in December

The U.S. construction industry gained 30,000 jobs in December despite an overall increase in the industry unemployment rate, according to the January 4 employment report by the U.S. Labor Department. According to an analysis from the Associated Builders and Contractors … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Drops in 30 States from October to November

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A recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that construction employment declined in 30 states from the month of October 2012 to November 2012. The largest drop was seen in Indiana, where those employed in construction decreased from … Continue reading

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