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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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Construction Adds 31,000 Jobs in November, with Gains in all Segments

According to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America, construction employment increased by 31,000 jobs between October and November as nonresidential construction firms added workers for the third month in a row. Association officials said construction firms were … Continue reading

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Two-Thirds of Metro Areas Add Construction Jobs, but Pandemic and Supply Chain Woes may Limit Gains

Nearly two out of three U.S. metro areas added construction jobs between October 2020 and October 2021, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data. Association officials noted the job gains would likely have been … Continue reading

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AGC Survey Results Address Labor Shortages and Optimism in Industry’s Future

The construction industry is seemingly struggling in more ways than one, but officials with the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) notice some positives from the 2021 Workforce Survey. “This year’s results show an odd paradox,” said Steve Sandherr, the … Continue reading

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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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