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Construction Employment Slips in 225 Metro Areas From January 2020 to January 2021

The Associated General Contractors of America’s recent analysis of government employment data and its own contractor survey shows that construction employment decreased from January 2020 to January 2021 in nearly two-thirds of the nation’s metro areas as more project cancellations … Continue reading

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January Construction Employment Lags Pre-Pandemic Mark in 42 States; Future Jobs Uncertain

The Associated General Contractors of America’s analysis of government employment data shows that construction employment in January remained below pre-pandemic levels in all but eight states, while the association’s recent survey shows more firms have reduced headcount than have added … Continue reading

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Study: Despite Higher COVID-19 Risk, Construction Workers Are Wary of the Vaccine

Since the COVID-19 vaccine rollout began in December, many people in the U.S. have joined waitlists to ensure they receive the vaccine when their turn comes around. However, not everyone is lining up to get the jab and construction workers, … Continue reading

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AGC of America Takes Victory Lap Over Actions on Loan Necessity Questionnaire

Officials for the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) claimed responsibility recently for actions taken by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), suggesting that a lawsuit filed against SBA “quickly yielded results.” The association filed a legal complaint in December … Continue reading

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Construction Contractors Report Ongoing Pandemic Concerns

Contractors are carrying several concerns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic over into 2021, the largest of which is the continued impact on projects, workers and supply chains. That’s according to the “2021 Construction Outlook National Survey Results,” conducted by the … Continue reading

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