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Economic Headwinds Force Construction Bid Prices to Increase in October

A tight labor market and supply-chain issues contributed to higher construction contractor bid prices in October, reports the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). As a result, AGC officials have urged federal officials to remove remaining tariffs on key construction … Continue reading

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Associated General Contractors of America Launches Campaign to Combat High Suicide Rates

The Associated General Contractors of America has launched a new public awareness campaign to help combat high suicide rates and improve mental health within the construction industry. According to the association’s CEO, Stephen E. Sandherr, there are 53.2 suicides per … Continue reading

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Construction Contractors Struggle to Find Workers

A new survey released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) shows that 91% of construction contractors are having a tough time finding workers, which has limited the number of jobs added during August. An analysis of federal employment … Continue reading

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Lack of Qualified Workers Continues to Plague Construction Industry

Construction employment continues to be a cause for concern in the industry as contractors struggle to find qualified workers, reads an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America. The organization released data on Aug. 19, 2022, that showed construction … Continue reading

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Construction Sector’s Unemployment Rate Drops, Unfilled Positions Near Record Levels

The construction sector’s unemployment rate fell to 3.5% in July as construction firms added 32,000 jobs, according to an analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). However, officials from the AGC state that … Continue reading

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