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Construction Employment in March Exceeds Pre-Pandemic Peak Level

According to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America, construction employment in March exceeded pre-pandemic levels in 32 states. Association officials said in a press release that the government should support more career opportunities … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Surpasses Pre-Pandemic Peak in Majority of Metro Areas

Construction employment increased from February 2020—the month before the coronavirus pandemic—to February 2022 in nearly three-fifths of U.S. metro areas, according to the Associated General Contractors of America of new government employment data. Association officials said it is getting harder … Continue reading

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Increasing Costs and Supply Chain Challenges Continue to Impact Glass Companies

Prices of glass and materials continue to rise and affect the glass and glazing industry. PRL Glass Systems, based in City of Industry, Calif., recently announced it has undergone a cost increase from its glass vendors effective March 7, 2022, … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Dips In January

Construction employment dipped by 5,000 jobs between December and January even though hourly pay rose at a record pace in the past year, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data. Association officials said … Continue reading

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OSHA Vaccine Mandate Withdrawal Will Ease Sector’s Labor Challenges and the Struggle to Reach Pre-Pandemic Job Levels

Construction employment in December remained below levels reached just before the start of the pandemic in more than half the states as firms struggled to find enough workers to hire, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the … Continue reading

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