Posts Tagged ‘ construction employment ’

Construction Industry Adds 30,000 Jobs In December

Jan 7th, 2013

The U.S. construction industry gained 30,000 jobs in December despite an overall increase in the industry unemployment rate, according to the January 4 employment report by the U.S. Labor Department. According to an analysis from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), this is the fastest pace of construction employment growth since February 2011. Year over [...]

Construction Employment Drops in 30 States

Jan 3rd, 2013

A recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that construction employment declined in 30 states from the month of October 2012 to November 2012. The largest drop was seen in Indiana, where those employed in construction decreased from 129.9 thousand to 123.7 thousand—a drop of 4.8 percent. Additionally, Montana saw a decrease in [...]

Construction Employment Shows Significant Decline in August

Oct 5th, 2012

The total U. S. construction employment for August 2011 through August 2012 fell in 164 out of 337 metropolitan areas, according to a report from the Associated General Contractors of America. The report also notes an increase in employment for 130 metropolitan areas while 43 regions displayed no change. “The looming fiscal cliff is already [...]

Construction Employment Rises in 23 More States from July to August

Sep 28th, 2012

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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics latest employment report shows an increase of construction employment in 23 states from July to August. In comparison, only 20 states showed employment growth from June to July in construction-related industries. Among notable increases, Arkansas saw a 4.8 percent increase—from 41,900 in July to 43,900 in August employed in [...]