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April Construction Unemployment Rate Drops To Seven-Year Low

May 6th, 2014

The construction industry received some more good news in the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America’s latest analysis of new government data. According to the AGC, the industry’s unemployment rate dropped to the lowest April level in seven years as contractors added 32,000 workers to payrolls in April, bringing industry employment to 6.0 million, the [...]

Construction Unemployment Dips 0.7 Percent in July Despite 6,000 Job Losses

Aug 5th, 2013

Despite the loss of 6,000 jobs, the nation’s construction industry unemployment rate dipped to 9.1 percent in July on a non-seasonally adjusted rate, according to the U.S. Labor Department’s August 2 employment report. That number is down from 9.8 percent in June and well below the 12.3 percent from the same time last year. Overall, [...]