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Rise in unemployment snapped as construction industry adds 19,000 jobs in March

Rise in unemployment snapped as construction industry...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 04, 2014

The U.S. construction industry added 19,000 jobs in March, the third straight month of gains and a welcome sign as ...

U.S. jobless claims fall to five-year low

U.S. jobless claims fall to five-year low

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 25, 2013

The number of initial jobless claims in the United States fell to a five-year low in mid-January, a sign of ...

How will you retain employees after the recession?

How will you retain employees after the recession?

Posted by Amy Materson on Sep 11, 2012

With an unemployment rate currently hovering near 12 percent, small- and mid-size construction company owners probably haven’t worried much about ...

June construction unemployment rate lowest since 2008,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 06, 2012

Though the unemployment rate among construction workers in June dropped to its lowest rate since 2008, one economist says that's ...

Construction unemployment falls to 17.3 percent

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Aug 09, 2010

Despite being in the height of the construction season, the nation’s nonresidential building construction sector shed 1,800 jobs in July, ...

The Department of Labor: 45,000 jobs added in the first...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 05, 2010

Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 162,000 in March, and the unemployment rate held at 9.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of ...

Unemployment rates up from January to February in 27...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 30, 2010

Seasonally adjusted unemployment rates increased from January to February in 27 states, decreased in seven states and the District of ...

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 ...

Obama expects unemployment to continue to rise

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 14, 2009

Fantastic. I've now learned that not only is the United States in the most debt it has ever been in ...

March jobless numbers grim for construction workers

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 03, 2009

Nobody is surprised by this, but the latest numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that the American economy lost ...

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