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Construction Contractors Struggle to Find Workers

A new survey released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) shows that 91% of construction contractors are having a tough time finding workers, which has limited the number of jobs added during August. An analysis of federal employment … Continue reading

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Lack of Qualified Workers Continues to Plague Construction Industry

Construction employment continues to be a cause for concern in the industry as contractors struggle to find qualified workers, reads an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America. The organization released data on Aug. 19, 2022, that showed construction … 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‚Äôs 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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Two-Thirds of Metro Areas Add Construction Jobs April 2021-2022

The Associated General Contractors of America’s recent analysis of government employment data shows construction employment increased in two-thirds of U.S. metro areas between April 2021 and April 2022. Association officials noted that a lack of qualified workers kept employment down … Continue reading

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