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Construction Employment is Down in Most States Since February

Construction employment in October remained depressed compared to pre-pandemic levels in three-fourths of states despite the fact 36 states and Washington, D.C., added new construction jobs in October, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of … Continue reading

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What’s 96 Years Old and Beloved in Bean Town? Hint: It’s a Contract Glazier

The Boston Business Journal has honored a 96-year old Boston-based contract glazing company by including it on its annual list of the Largest Family-Owned Businesses in Massachusetts. Karas and Karas, which has 150 employees, ranked 21st with total 2019 revenue … Continue reading

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Basco Announces Donald “JR” Grau as Vice President of National Glass Sales and Installation Services

Mason, Ohio-based Basco Manufacturing Company, manufacturer of glass shower doors and glass fabricated products, has announced that Donald “JR” Grau has been promoted to vice president of national glass sales and installation services. Grau has a been valued member of … Continue reading

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Employment Figures Steadily Improve but Lean Toward Part-Time Work

The U.S. Department of Labor released its latest employment figures earlier this month, showing an increase in the number of jobs added and a downward trend for unemployment claims. October posted a gain of 638,000 jobs among nonfarm payroll and … Continue reading

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Obituary: Jon Larson, Larsons Glass

Jon Larson, a project manager at Larsons Glass and a fourth generation Larson in the company, passed away unexpectedly this week at the age of 37. He was also a former board member of the Washington Glass Association. He attended Puyallup High School and … Continue reading

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