Tag Archives: Construction Employment

Construction Employment Stalls, Industry Unemployment Rate Falls

According to the Associated General Contractors of America’s recent analysis of new government data construction employment edged up by 2,000 jobs between March and April as contractors scrambled to find workers in an increasingly tight labor market. Association leaders urged … Continue reading

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Three out of Four Metro Areas Add Construction Jobs from March 2021 to March 2022

An analysis of new government employment data by the Associated General Contractors of America shows construction employment increased in three-fourths of U.S. metro areas between March 2021 and March 2022. Association officials noted that labor shortages likely kept many firms … Continue reading

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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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Construction Employment Remains Below Pre-Pandemic Levels, Spiking Materials Prices Hinder Recovery

Construction employment remains below pre-pandemic levels in 21 states and D.C., while 29 states now employ more construction workers than in February 2020, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. … Continue reading

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