Posts Tagged ‘ employment ’

Construction Employment Increases in 41 States

Apr 27th, 2015

*+-Even as construction firms added jobs in 41 states between March 2014 and March 2015, construction employment declined in 29 states and the District of Columbia between February and March, according to an analysis of Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). “While the year-over-year data remains relatively positive, it is […]

Survey Shows Correlation Between Worker Shortage, Training Pipeline

Nov 5th, 2014

*+-As the words “worker shortage” have become louder and louder amid the discussion of the construction industry’s apparent recovery, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) has pushed for a more proactive approach in reinvigorating the pipeline of young talent. Last month, the association showed exactly why its officials think that approach is necessary. The […]

Regional and State Unemployment Rates Stable in August

Sep 24th, 2013

*+-Eighteen states and the District of Columbia had unemployment rate increases, 17 states had decreases and 15 states had no change, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. Thirty-six states and the District of Columbia had unemployment rate decreases from a year earlier, 12 states had increases, and two states had no change. The national […]

Construction Employment Increases in 30 States from February to March

Apr 30th, 2013

*+-A recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that construction employment rose in 30 states from February 2013 to March 2013. The largest increase was seen in Connecticut, where those employed in construction rose from 50,700 to 53,600—an increase of 5.7 percent. Additionally, Arkansas saw an increase in construction-related employment from 44,300 to […]