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Majority of skilled construction workers who lost jobs in wake of the recession have been rehired, but many are being paid less

Majority of skilled construction workers who lost jobs...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 03, 2014

As the U.S. construction industry faces a shortage of skilled labor, a new government study finds that the majority of ...

Construction workers are 22% more likely to die on Texas jobsites

Construction workers are 22% more likely to die on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 18, 2014

Over the weekend, the Dallas Morning News released a bombshell of a report on workplace deaths in Texas as compared to ...

Transportation gains 16.6k jobs in June

Transportation gains 16.6k jobs in June

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 07, 2014

The transportation industry gained 16,600 jobs in June, rising to a total of 4,618,500 employed workers, according to statistics released ...

Transportation gains 11.3k jobs in April

Transportation gains 11.3k jobs in April

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 05, 2014

The transportation sector gained 11,300 jobs in April, bringing total transportation employment to 4,580,500 jobs, according to statistics released Friday ...

INFOGRAPHIC: Engineering has second-highest fatality rate in construction

INFOGRAPHIC: Engineering has second-highest fatality...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 22, 2014

Construction Safety Day, which takes place Wednesday, is a good chance to brush up on safe practices. Though motorists do play ...

Transportation gains 7.9k jobs in March

Transportation gains 7.9k jobs in March

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 04, 2014

The transportation sector gained 7,900 jobs in March, bringing total employment in the sector to 4,564,600 jobs, according to statistics ...

Divergence of construction spending and employment could point to “fundamental change” in the industry

Divergence of construction spending and employment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 17, 2014

Recently, the folks at Business Insider put together a nicely done and comprehensive article on the skilled labor shortage affecting ...

Transportation gains 9k jobs in January

Transportation gains 9k jobs in January

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 12, 2014

The transportation sector gained 9,900 jobs in January, rising from 4.55 million jobs in December to 4.56 million jobs in ...

Construction adds 48k jobs in January for highest gain in nearly 7 years, but unemployment rate jumps again

Construction adds 48k jobs in January for highest gain...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 07, 2014

The U.S. construction industry added 48,000 jobs in January, posting its highest employment gain since before the start of the ...

Transportation loses 600 jobs in December

Transportation loses 600 jobs in December

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 10, 2014

The transportation sector lost 600 jobs in December, dipping from 4.5366 million jobs in November to 4.536 million jobs in ...

Construction industry loses 16k jobs in December, unemployment rate jumps

Construction industry loses 16k jobs in December,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 10, 2014

Diverging greatly from hopeful reports that came earlier in the week, the U.S. construction industry lost 16,000 jobs in December, ...

Transportation gains nearly 31k jobs in November

Transportation gains nearly 31k jobs in November

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 09, 2013

The transportation sector gained 30,500 jobs in November, rising from 4,504,100 jobs in October to 4,534,600 in November, according to ...

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