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August Construction Employment Lags Pre-Pandemic Peak in 39 States As COVID, Supply Problems Hold Back Recovery

Construction employment in August remained below the levels reached before the pre-pandemic peak in February 2020 in 39 states, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data. “Construction employment slipped or stagnated from … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Declines in 40 States as Soaring Material Costs, Supply-Chain Disruptions Impede Recovery

Construction employment in May remained below the April level in 40 states and Washington, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data. Association officials said skyrocketing materials prices and excessive delays in receiving … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Slips by 20,000 in May as Supply-Chain Problems and Record Materials Cost Increases Plague Nonresidential Contractors

Construction employment declined for the third time in the past four months in May as nonresidential contractors coped with lengthening and unpredictable delivery times that limited their ability to start or complete projects, according to an analysis by the Associated … Continue reading

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Construction Employment in March Trails 2020 Mark in 35 States

According to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) of government employment data released, construction employment in March remained below March 2020 levels in 35 states despite a sizzling homebuilding market and a strong recovery from severe … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Numbers Struggle to Return to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Construction employment in February remained below pre-pandemic levels in all but six states, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Soaring material costs and supply-chain problems are seen as a threat to future employment. The … Continue reading

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