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Tag: construction employment

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AGC: Construction employment down in January 2022

February 7, 2022By

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) says this dip comes amid a record rise in wages, falling unemployment and labor shortages.

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MACC Tech is a two-year program designed to provide students with basic knowledge of aggregate production, asphalt and concrete production, and construction equipment and techniques. Photo: iStock.com/1715d1db_3

Further construction jobs gains made in nonresidential

January 7, 2022By

Construction added 22,000 jobs in December as the industry’s jobless rate fell to 5 percent. Leaders from the Associated General Contractors of America offer more detail.

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What the latest construction jobs numbers say

December 27, 2021By

The Associated General Contractors of America reports that two out of three metro areas added construction jobs from November 2020 to November 2021.

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AGC: Lack of ‘qualified’ workers still plaguing construction

December 20, 2021By

Construction jobs decreased in 13 states and increased in 36 states from October to November, based on the Associated General Contractors of America’s (AGC) latest assessment.

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AGC: Construction firms add 44,000 jobs in October

November 5, 2021By

Employment growth comes amid supply chain struggles and a continued wait for a House vote on the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act.

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Much of the strength in the market can be attributed to improvements in single-family residential spending, up more than 20 percent over the last three years. Photo: iStock.com/halbergman

Labor shortage weakening housing supply, affordability

November 4, 2021By

A new report from the Home Builders Institute says thousands of skilled workers are needed to meet current housing demands.

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Report: Construction employment still lagging pre-pandemic levels

October 25, 2021By

Utah and Washington lead the nation in construction jobs added since February 2020, while Texas and Louisiana saw the greatest job losses, according to a new report.

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AGC: Most metro areas adding construction jobs

September 1, 2021By

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) says COVID-19, price increases and supply chain issues could, however, slow those gains.

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Construction employment remains below pre-pandemic peak

August 23, 2021By

The Associated General Contractors of America reports that 36 states are still seeing employment below the February 2020 mark.

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