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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 PPI, 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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Comprehensive Glass Works Participates in Association’s Safety Stand Down

The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America has organized a nationwide Safety Stand Down focused on COVID-19. Today, hundreds of construction companies will stop work, break into small, socially-distanced groups and reinforce the new safety procedures and practices to protect … Continue reading

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Boston Suspends Non-Essential Construction Activity

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced yesterday that the city will suspend all regular activity at non-essential construction sites in Boston beginning today. Boston is the only major U.S. city to enact such a measure. … Continue reading

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