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A Quarter of Contractors Report Summer Project Cancelations

Nearly a quarter of contractors have reported that a project scheduled to start in June or later has been canceled due to effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s according to a new survey from the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of … Continue reading

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Contractors Increase Pay, Invest in Technology Amid Labor Shortage

With 80% of contractors nationwide having difficulty finding craft workers, including glaziers, many are spending more to attract workers or investing in technology to replace them. This is according to the Associated General Contractors of America’s (AGC) latest labor shortage … Continue reading

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Congress Passes Bill that Would Boost Career and Technical Education

The labor shortage currently plaguing the glass, glazing and construction industries could see relief in the coming years thanks for a bill passed by Congress recently. The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act has passed both … Continue reading

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Construction Recovery Has Industry Eager to Expedite Talent Pipeline

The work is back. Now, it’s a matter of finding people to do it. By most accounts, the construction industry has been making steady progress in 2014 in its recovery from the economic downturn of the last decade. But the … Continue reading

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Construction Jobs Up From Year Ago, Sector Still has Ways to Go

Construction firms added jobs in 40 states and the District of Columbia over the past 12 months and in 30 states and D.C. between April and May, according to an analysis of Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors … Continue reading

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