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June Construction Employment in 18 States Continues to Lag Pre-Pandemic Levels

Labor shortages in the construction industry persist despite record job openings, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) reports in a new analysis of June federal employment data. The shortage has prompted AGC officials to call on government officials to … Continue reading

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OSHA Vaccine Mandate Withdrawal Will Ease Sector’s Labor Challenges and the Struggle to Reach Pre-Pandemic Job Levels

Construction employment in December remained below levels reached just before the start of the pandemic in more than half the states as firms struggled to find enough workers to hire, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the … Continue reading

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Construction Adds 22,000 Jobs in December; Jobless Rate Falls To 5%

Construction employment increased by 22,000 jobs between November and December as nonresidential construction firms added workers for the fourth month in a row while residential construction employment slipped, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of … Continue reading

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Only 14 States and D.C. Added Construction Jobs Since Pandemic Began

Only 14 states and Washington, D.C., have added construction jobs since just before the start of the pandemic in February 2020, according to an analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted … Continue reading

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One-Third of Metro Areas Lose Construction Jobs Between August 2020 and 2021

Nearly one-third of U.S. metro areas lost construction jobs between August 2020 and August 2021, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data. Association officials noted that the job losses are occurring as … Continue reading

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