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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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Construction Employment Slips in 225 Metro Areas From January 2020 to January 2021

The Associated General Contractors of America’s recent analysis of government employment data and its own contractor survey shows that construction employment decreased from January 2020 to January 2021 in nearly two-thirds of the nation’s metro areas as more project cancellations … 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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When You Can’t Require Employees to Get Vaccinated

There are many questions surrounding the distribution of vaccines, including who will have access to them next and whether or not contractors and other employers can legally require vaccinations as part of the job. To provide some answers, the Associated … Continue reading

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Survey: More Contractors Are Experiencing Project Disruptions than in August

More than three-fourths of contractors currently are experiencing project delays or disruptions, though the reasons vary according to a new survey from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). That’s up from 57% in June. Nearly half of contractors cited … Continue reading

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