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Construction workers confront and film 2 men burglarizing home, assist in arrest

Construction workers confront and film 2 men...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 20, 2015

While a construction crew was wrapping up their work for the day at a partially-finished home in Georgia, workers discovered ...

Worker shortage delays major highway expansion project in Austin

Worker shortage delays major highway expansion project...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 15, 2015

Austin is the latest city in the U.S where contractors are concerned over the shortage of skilled construction workers. According to a ...

Worker killed in boom lift accident in Winston-Salem

Worker killed in boom lift accident in Winston-Salem

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 13, 2015

A worker in Winston-Salem was killed last week in an accident involving a boom lift. According to a report from the Winston-Salem ...

Judge orders NYC concrete workers back to work after 3-day strike halted work across city

Judge orders NYC concrete workers back to work after...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 08, 2015

A strike among concrete workers that brought work to a halt at 30 New York City jobsites was brought to an ...

Shovel to the back of the head ends dispute between concrete workers started by muddy shoes

Shovel to the back of the head ends dispute between...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 06, 2015

  With the dangers of heavy equipment, falling materials and gunfire well documented on construction sites, the last thing workers need ...

Striking concrete workers halt work at 30 NYC construction sites

Striking concrete workers halt work at 30 NYC...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 03, 2015

Concrete workers belonging to the New York City District Council of Carpenters have gone on strike, bringing work to a halt ...

Semi truck plows into I-95 work zone, equipment, killing one worker

Semi truck plows into I-95 work zone, equipment,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

A construction worker was killed in Maryland last week when a semi-truck crashed into a work zone along Interstate 95. According ...

New Labor Dept. regs require employers to pay overtime to additional 5 million workers

New Labor Dept. regs require employers to pay overtime...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

In an op-ed published by the Huffington Post, President Obama revealed his administration's plan to raise the wages of millions of ...

Shortage of skilled workers has pushed up construction costs

Shortage of skilled workers has pushed up construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 26, 2015

The immediate effect of the skilled worker shortage impacting the U.S. construction industry for the last two years was a ...

Longtime carpenter, cancer survivor, dies after fall into Connecticut harbor

Longtime carpenter, cancer survivor, dies after fall...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 22, 2015

A worker on a dock project in Connecticut died hours after a mysterious fall into New Haven Harbor last week. According ...

Go Build Tennessee program will work to attract students to construction

Go Build Tennessee program will work to attract...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 12, 2015

The Tennessee construction industry is in dire need of new blood, and in an effort to attract younger people to ...

Construction adds 17,000 jobs in May; unemployment drops again

Construction adds 17,000 jobs in May; unemployment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2015

The U.S. construction industry established for itself another streak in jobs gains during May, adding 17,000 jobs for the month. According to preliminary data ...

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