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Construction Employment in April Remains Below Pre-Pandemic Peak in 36 States and DC

According to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data, construction employment in April remained below the pre-pandemic high set in February 2020 in 36 states and Washington, despite increases from March to April in … Continue reading

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Despite Homebuilding Boom and Improving Economy, Construction Employment Declines in 203 Metro Areas

Construction employment decreased from March 2020 to March 2021 in 203, or 57%, of the nation’s metro areas, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) of government employment data released today. Association officials said that the … Continue reading

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As Employment Climbs Back, Study Shows Trade Schools Neck in Neck With Colleges

After spiking at nearly 15% in the early parts of the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. unemployment settled to around 8% in September, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). As employees return to the workplace, notable job gains occurred … Continue reading

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Contract Glazier Activity Pulls Back in August

Architectural glass and glazing construction activity continued to edge down in August, according to Key Media & Research (KMR) analysis of recent government data. Nonresidential building in the U.S. decreased 0.4% from July 2019 to August 2019 but was up … Continue reading

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Industry Employment Still on the Up

Construction employment numbers related to the glass and glazing industry were positive in September, according to recently released data by the U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics. The nonresidential specialty trade contractors and nonresidential building categories—which include glaziers, iron workers and … Continue reading

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