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Trade Workers Fatal Work Injuries Fell in 2017

The number of fatal work injuries in 2017 is down from the numbers reported in 2016, and is also down for specialty trade contractors, such as glaziers. According to the new “National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries in 2017” report … Continue reading

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Specialty Trades Shed Some Jobs in April

The nonresidential specialty trade contractors sector, which includes contract glaziers, saw a slight decline in employment in April, according to USGNN.com™ analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. The segment shed 5,100 jobs from March for a 0.2-percent dip, … Continue reading

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Employment Up for Glass Industry-Related Sectors

The nonresidential building and specialty trade contractors categories, which include contract glaziers and building exterior contractors, saw increased employment in March, according to USGNN.com™ analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Nonresidential specialty trade contractors added 7,300 jobs for the … Continue reading

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Latest Construction Spending and Jobs Reports Show Mixed Results

Construction spending in glass-heavy sectors continued to increase in November, but December industry-related employment numbers were lukewarm, according to USGNN.com™ analysis of recently released Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and U.S. Census Bureau data. Employment Nonresidential specialty trade contractors, which … Continue reading

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Specialty Trade Contractors Lead Rise in Construction Fatalities

Fatalities in the private construction industry rose 4 percent in 2015 to 937 from 899 in 2014, according to a new report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 2015 total for construction was the highest since 2008 and was primarily … Continue reading

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