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The construction industry says, ‘We’re not...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 20, 2009

At Chicago's Soldier Field Today (Home of the Chicago Bears football team) local business leaders, laborers and construction workers rallied ...

White House: More jobs in construction as recession...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 18, 2009

Maybe things are finally looking up. Despite the stimulus money that has been allocated, employment levels are still pretty dismal and ...

Feds to require contractors to use E-Verify

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 09, 2009

The Obama administration announced yesterday that contractors doing business with the federal government will be required to use the Immigration and ...

A Roadmap to Recovery

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 08, 2009

Vice President Joe Biden is presenting to President Barack Obama the Roadmap to Recovery at today's Cabinet meeting. The Roadmap ...

Vancouver goes begging for construction workers

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 01, 2009

Despite the recession and near 20-percent unemployment in the construction trades, officials in Vancouver, British Columbia, are warning that a ...

Construction workers unhappy with jobs

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 19, 2009

I found this interesting interactive graphic on Time magazine's website. It measures the number of people in different occupations who ...

Granite sponsors career fairs

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 28, 2009

Sure we're in the middle of a recession with 20 percent unemployment in the construction trades. That's still no excuse ...

AGC: Stimulus will fund 650K construction jobs, 300K...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 20, 2009

The economic stimulus is supposedly set to fund 650,000 construction jobs and another 300,000 in materials and equipment supply, according ...

Unemployment questioned for seasonal workers in Indiana

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 31, 2009

Seasonal employees, many in construction, may become ineligible for unemployment benefits in Indiana if the state passes what is now working its way ...

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