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CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY ADDS 6,000 JOBS IN JULY AND 191,000 OVER 12 MONTHS

CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY ADDS 6,000 JOBS IN JULY AND 191,000 OVER 12 MONTHS

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Construction employment increased by 6,000 jobs in July to the highest level since October 2008, amid a tight labor market that may be keeping contractors from hiring as many workers as they need, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials  … Read More

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT CLIMBS IN 41 STATES BETWEEN JUNE 2016 AND JUNE 2017

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT CLIMBS IN 41 STATES BETWEEN JUNE 2016 AND JUNE 2017

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Forty-one states added construction jobs between June 2016 and June 2017 amid continuing widespread demand for construction services, while 25 states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between May and June, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released today.  … Read More

CONSTRUCTION SECTOR ADDS 16,000 JOBS IN JUNE FOLLOWING THREE-MONTH LULL

CONSTRUCTION SECTOR ADDS 16,000 JOBS IN JUNE FOLLOWING THREE-MONTH LULL

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Contractors Struggle to Fill Jobs despite Hourly Earnings 10 Percent Higher than Private-Sector Average;  Association Officials Call for Measures to Make it Easier to Set Up Construction Training Programs

Construction employment increased by 16,000 jobs in June to the highest level since October 2008, signaling a new burst of hiring after  … Read More



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