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Survey: More than A Third of Contractors Have Reduced Headcount in the Past Year

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the headcounts of 50% of contractors that responded to the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and Autodesk’s 2020 Workforce Survey. While half of firms reported no change in headcount, 29% have furloughed or terminated … Continue reading

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A Quarter of Contractors Report Summer Project Cancelations

Nearly a quarter of contractors have reported that a project scheduled to start in June or later has been canceled due to effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s according to a new survey from the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of … Continue reading

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Nearly One Million Construction Workers Lose Jobs in April as Demand Stabilizes

Construction employment declined by 975,000 jobs in April, according to the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America. Data from construction technology firm Procore shows how demand has changed across the U.S. since the COVID-19 pandemic began in the U.S. in … Continue reading

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Fewer Contractors Halt Work Due to Government Orders

The percentage of construction firms, including subcontractors, that have halted projects due to a government order has decreased in the past two weeks. According to a new survey from the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America, 68% of contractors surveyed … Continue reading

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Senate Approves More Funding for PPP, First Wave of Loans Distributed

On Tuesday the U.S. Senate approved legislation that will provide an additional $310 billion in funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act. CNN reports that the U.S. House of Representatives could … Continue reading

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