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Construction Employment Increased in 211 Out of 339 Metro Areas Between November 2012 and 2013

Jan 2nd, 2014

Construction employment expanded in 211 metro areas, declined in 67 and was stagnant in 61 between November 2012 and November 2013, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released this week by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). AGC officials say the employment gains are encouraging, but caution that future gains are [...]

Construction Segment Hits Highest Level Since August 2009

Dec 10th, 2013

The construction industry continued its slow, but steady climb from the abyss, adding 17,000 jobs in November to account for its most favorable employment numbers in more than four years, according to the latest U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics. Buoyed by the largest spending increase in four years, the construction industry totaled 5,851,000 jobs in [...]

Construction Employment Increased in 215 Out of 339 Metro Areas Between October 2012 and 2013

Dec 5th, 2013

Construction employment expanded in 215 metro areas, declined in 74 and was stagnant in 50 between October 2012 and October 2013, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials added that despite the widespread jobs gains, construction employment remains below peak levels in 315 [...]

Construction Employment Increases in 194 of 339 Metro Areas Between August 2012 and 2013

Sep 27th, 2013

Construction employment expanded in 194 metro areas, declined in 88 and was stagnant in 57 between August 2012 and August 2013, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials added that despite the widespread gains, construction employment reached peak levels for August in [...]

Construction Employment Gains Remain Spotty in July

Aug 20th, 2013

Construction employment continued its spotty improvement in July, as more states posted year-over-year gains, but most states posted decreases compared with June, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America of Labor Department data. Association officials said the steady improvement in employment in many states was welcome news, but cautioned that [...]

Construction Employment Increases in 191 Areas

Jul 31st, 2013

Construction employment increased in 191 out of 339 metropolitan areas between June 2012 and June 2013, declined in 97 and was flat in 51, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials welcomed the construction employment gains but cautioned that demand remained spotty amid [...]

Twenty-Seven States See Rise in Construction Employment in May

Jun 27th, 2013

A construction industry ravaged by the recession received some promising news with word that the majority of states experienced an increase in construction employment during the month of May. The recently released figures, which came from an analysis of Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America, showed that 27 states experienced a [...]

Building Construction Employment Remains Stable from April to May

Jun 14th, 2013

The number of building construction employees remained stable from April to May 2013 with a slight 0.1 percent decrease, according to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The BLS estimates that approximately 1.269 million (seasonally adjusted) were employed in building construction-related jobs in April 2013, compared with 1.268 million in May [...]

Construction Employment Decreases in 33 States from March to April

May 30th, 2013

A recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that construction employment decreased in 33 states from March 2013 to April 2013. The largest decrease was seen in Vermont, where those employed in construction dropped from 14,300 to 13,400—a decrease of 6.3 percent. Additionally, Illinois saw a decrease in construction-related employment from 185,400 to [...]

Construction Employment Increases in 33 States

Feb 1st, 2013

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A recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that construction employment rose in 33 states from the month of November 2012 to December 2012. The largest increase was seen in Wisconsin, where those employed in construction rose from 84.6 thousand to 89.5 thousand—an increase of 5.8 percent. Additionally, Florida saw an increase in [...]