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Construction adds 16,000 workers in September, unemployment falls 7 points

Construction adds 16,000 workers in September,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 03, 2014

The construction industry added jobs during September, extending a streak of job gains now nine months long. Construction added 16,000 workers ...

Construction industry extends employment streak, adds 20,000 jobs in August

Construction industry extends employment streak, adds...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 05, 2014

The U.S. construction industry extended its streak of job gains in August, adding 20,000 workers. It was the eighth-straight month of ...

Construction job growth slows in May with 6,000 jobs added

Construction job growth slows in May with 6,000 jobs...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 06, 2014

The U.S. construction industry notched its fifth straight month of employment gains in May but saw growth fall off considerably. The ...

5 tips for hiring military veterans at your construction company

5 tips for hiring military veterans at your...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 01, 2014

The economy is growing and construction contractors are scrambling for new employees. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction ...

Construction companies join forces, commit to hiring more than 100,000 veterans

Construction companies join forces, commit to hiring...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 10, 2014

More than 100 construction companies have joined forces in committing to hiring more than 100,000 veterans over the next five ...

With big jump in employment, Boston construction industry booming once more

With big jump in employment, Boston construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 20, 2013

After seeing Greater Boston construction jobs fall by 20 percent during the recession, things are finally looking up again for ...

Construction loses 6k jobs in July, unemployment drops to lowest rate since 2008

Construction loses 6k jobs in July, unemployment drops...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 02, 2013

The U.S. construction industry lost 6,000 jobs in July, but enjoyed the sixth straight month of unemployment rate decreases. The total ...

$1.5B University of Connecticut expansion to create 30k construction jobs

$1.5B University of Connecticut expansion to create 30k...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 12, 2013

Lawmakers in Connecticut have approved a $1.5 billion expansion of the University of Connecticut that will create 30,000 construction jobs, ...

Construction industry adds 7k jobs in May, unemployment drops to lowest rate in nearly 5 years

Construction industry adds 7k jobs in May, unemployment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 07, 2013

The construction industry added 7,000 jobs in May to reach its highest total of workers in nearly four years, according ...

Smart, skilled class of contractors necessary to navigate worst recovery in modern history

Smart, skilled class of contractors necessary to...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 26, 2013

In this era of partisan news both sides will spin any facts any way to make their side look better. ...

Big construction employment gains indicate rising contractor confidence

Big construction employment gains indicate rising...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 11, 2013

On Friday the latest round of figures from theĀ U.S. Labor Department showed that the construction industry enjoyed its highest monthly ...

Construction’s 48k jobs in February is industry’s highest gain in 6 years

Construction’s 48k jobs in February is...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 08, 2013

The construction industry continued its streak of monthly job growth, adding 48,000 jobs in February, the highest monthly gain in ...

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