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ABC: Construction unemployment down in 45 states in March 2022

April 27, 2022By

An analysis of federal data done by the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) shows that 45 states have lower construction unemployment in March 2022 compared to March 2021.

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AGC: Construction employment up in 75 percent of metro areas in March 2022

April 21, 2022By

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) says construction employment is up in 75 percent of metro areas from March 2021 to March 2022.

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ABC: Construction employment exceeds pre-pandemic levels

April 1, 2022By

The construction industry added 19,000 jobs in March, according to the Associated Builders & Contractors, pushing employment above pre-pandemic levels.

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AGC: Construction jobs up in most metro areas

March 17, 2022By

Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) officials welcome the widespread gains but caution that contractors in many areas are having trouble finding enough qualified workers.

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How tweaking your hiring approach can attract, retain workers

March 9, 2022By

Although producers are finding people in short supply, an adjustment in hiring approach may yield the employees they need to run most effectively.

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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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Economic factors that will play a role in 2022

January 24, 2022By

Employment, infrastructure funding and the supply chain are worth keeping an eye on this year and beyond, according to Dodge Construction Network.

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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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