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Construction adds 19,000 jobs in February
The U.S. construction industry continued a now 11-month-long streak of job gains in February with the addition of 19,000 jobs. The ...
Contractors tell AGC worker shortage remains their top concern despite half having already increased base pay
As we reported yesterday, a majority of construction firms in the U.S. are optimistic about 2016 volumes and plan to ...
Nearly 2/3 of U.S contractors plan to hire in 2016 due to optimism in several markets, AGC study finds
The vast majority of U.S. contractors have voiced a positive outlook for 2016 and are expecting to hire more workers ...
Contractors mulling lawsuit against city of New Orleans over local-hiring ordinance
City officials in New Orleans are contending with the ire of both supporters and opponents of a new law in ...
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Palm Beach high school construction academies seek to fill Florida’s skilled worker shortage
The Palm Beach County school district has opened three construction academies that are equipping students from ninth through 12th grades ...
With oil field cuts increasing, Texas contractors rush to hire and recruit laid off workers
Many workers in South Texas are currently experiencing a bit of déjà vu. During the recession, the U.S. construction industry lost ...
Construction adds 39,000 jobs in January
U.S. construction firms added 39,000 workers during January though the industry's unemployment rate rose for a third consecutive month. The industry now ...
U.S. contractors optimistic about 2015 with 80% planning to make new hires, buy new equipment
After finishing 2014 with employment at nearly a six-year high, hiring within the construction industry is expected to expand at ...
Construction adds 48,000 workers in December to finish 2014 at nearly 6-year high
The construction industry added Americans to its workforce in every month of 2014, an employment streak capped by an addition ...
Construction employment flat in August amid weak U.S. jobs report
Employment in the U.S. construction industry was flat in August, remaining at the same mark of 5.798 million Americans employed ...
Twin Cities contractors strike out on their own amid sluggish hiring, housing rebound
As a result of still-sluggish hiring in the middle of a housing rebound, more and more contractors in the Minneapolis-St. ...
Facing $9 billion in demand, Iowa contractors feel impact of skilled labor shortage
Add Iowa to a growing list of states struggling to meet rebounding construction demand due to a shortage of skilled ...
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