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August Construction Employment Lags Pre-Pandemic Peak in 39 States As COVID, Supply Problems Hold Back Recovery

Construction employment in August remained below the levels reached before the pre-pandemic peak in February 2020 in 39 states, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data. “Construction employment slipped or stagnated from … Continue reading

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Associated General Contractors Emphasize a Greener Future with New Task Force

“You can’t wish for a greener future, you have to build it.” That was the focus of a recent webinar by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). The group hosted a virtual webinar to outline steps the construction industry … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Trails Pre-Pandemic Level Amid Supply Chain Challenges and Rising Prices

According to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data, construction employment in June remained below the pre-pandemic peak in February 2020 in 39 states. Association officials noted that many construction firms are struggling to … Continue reading

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Construction Employment in May Continues to Decline; Firms Struggle with Materials and Labor Challenges   

Construction employment declined in 91 metro areas and was stagnant in another 24 between February 2020, the last month before the pandemic, and May 2021. This is according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Declines in 40 States as Soaring Material Costs, Supply-Chain Disruptions Impede Recovery

Construction employment in May remained below the April level in 40 states and Washington, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data. Association officials said skyrocketing materials prices and excessive delays in receiving … Continue reading

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