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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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June Construction Employment in 18 States Continues to Lag Pre-Pandemic Levels

Labor shortages in the construction industry persist despite record job openings, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) reports in a new analysis of June federal employment data. The shortage has prompted AGC officials to call on government officials to … Continue reading

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Construction Jobs Increased During the Past Year; Only 22 States Added Construction Jobs in Last Two Months

The Associated General Contractors of America’s analysis of the most recent federal employment data shows 43 states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs during the past 12 months. Momentum, however, slowed in May with only 22 states adding … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Stalls, Industry Unemployment Rate Falls

According to the Associated General Contractors of America’s recent analysis of new government data construction employment edged up by 2,000 jobs between March and April as contractors scrambled to find workers in an increasingly tight labor market. Association leaders urged … Continue reading

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Three out of Four Metro Areas Add Construction Jobs from March 2021 to March 2022

An analysis of new government employment data by the Associated General Contractors of America shows construction employment increased in three-fourths of U.S. metro areas between March 2021 and March 2022. Association officials noted that labor shortages likely kept many firms … Continue reading

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