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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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Construction and Employment Numbers Remain Positive in Glassy Sectors

The latest construction spending and employment reports from the U.S. Census Bureau and Bureau of Labor Statistics provided good news for the glass and glazing industry. Construction Spending While overall nonresidential spending barely edged up in November and was down … Continue reading

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Construction Unemployment Up in January

The unemployment rate across all U.S. industries ticked down slightly in January but wasn’t helped by construction. The construction industry’s rate rose to 8.5 percent in January, the highest level since March of 2015, according to an analysis of U.S. … Continue reading

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