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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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January Construction Employment Lags Pre-Pandemic Mark in 42 States; Future Jobs Uncertain

The Associated General Contractors of America’s analysis of government employment data shows that construction employment in January remained below pre-pandemic levels in all but eight states, while the association’s recent survey shows more firms have reduced headcount than have added … Continue reading

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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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Some Ups, Some Downs for Glass-Related Construction in December

The value of nonresidential contract glazier activity in the U.S. finished 2019 at a modestly higher level than the end of 2018, according to Key Media & Research (KMR). Nonresidential construction increased 4.4% in December 2019 compared to December 2018, … Continue reading

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