Posts Tagged ‘ employment ’

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 […]