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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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What’s the Problem? Industry Companies Continue to Grapple with Supply and Labor Issues

The ongoing pandemic and the strengthening delta variant continue to be major factors impacting the many facets of the construction industry. That’s according to the fourth in a series of Construction Inflation Alerts from the Associated General Contractors of America … 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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Construction Employment in April Remains Below Pre-Pandemic Peak in 36 States and DC

According to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data, construction employment in April remained below the pre-pandemic high set in February 2020 in 36 states and Washington, despite increases from March to April in … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Numbers Struggle to Return to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Construction employment in February remained below pre-pandemic levels in all but six states, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Soaring material costs and supply-chain problems are seen as a threat to future employment. The … Continue reading

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