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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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Construction Employment Increases in Majority of Metro Areas, While Labor Remains an Issue

Construction employment grew in 252 out of 358 metro areas between August 2018 and August 2019, declined in 60 and was unchanged in 46, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of … Continue reading

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Contractors Increase Pay, Invest in Technology Amid Labor Shortage

With 80% of contractors nationwide having difficulty finding craft workers, including glaziers, many are spending more to attract workers or investing in technology to replace them. This is according to the Associated General Contractors of America’s (AGC) latest labor shortage … Continue reading

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Contractors Feel the Labor Shortage’s Impact with 80% Having Trouble Finding Workers

The majority of construction contractors are having trouble finding workers, particularly hourly craft positions, including glaziers. This is according to the Associated General Contractors of America’s (AGC) latest survey, which states that 80% of firms nationwide are having trouble finding … Continue reading

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