Construction employment sees record rebound in May

Construction Dive

New government employment data points to a sooner-than-expected economic recovery, according to ABC economist Anirban Basu

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Construction Employment Increases in September: AGC

Construction Equipment

Construction employment increased by 26,000 jobs in September to a total of 7,245,000, but the gains were concentrated in housing, while employment in the infrastructure and nonresidential building construction sector remained little changed, according to an analysis by the Associated General

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What Employment Laws Could Look Like After COVID-19

Construction Business Owner

What Employment Laws Could Look Like After COVID-19. The reopening of America’s workplaces is creating a variety of challenges for employees and employers alike. Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 08/06/2020 - 14:02.

Employment Increases in 29 States

Construction Equipment

Thirty-four states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between December 2018 and December 2019, while construction employment increased in 29 states from November to December, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. Construction employment consistently

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Homebuilding Sees Employment Gains, Nonres Stumbles

Construction Equipment

Construction employment increased by 16,000 jobs in August, but the gains were concentrated in housing. Infrastructure and nonresidential building construction lost 11,000 jobs, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data.

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Const. Employment Rises in 31 States

Construction Equipment

Construction employment increased from May to June in 31 states and the District of Columbia, but the gains may have stalled, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.

UK Construction Employment Decline Worst Since 2010

Job Order Contracting

The post UK Construction Employment Decline Worst Since 2010 appeared first on 4BT 83,000 lost jobs in 2nd quarter 2020 (Office of National Statistics).

Shawmut employs technology to help suppress the spread of COVID-19

Construction Dive

The contractor is employing its Shawmut Vitals for daily health screenings and to flag workers who may have been exposed to the virus

Employment Declines from June to July

Construction Equipment

Construction employment decreased from June to July in 26 states and the District of Columbia as earlier widespread job gains gave way to more project cancellations, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.

National Labor Relations Board's independent contractor ruling called 'employer friendly'

Construction Dive

While misclassification of workers as independent contractors is not a violation of the National Labor Relations Act, employers still need to classify their workers correctly

COVID-19 and Employment

Constructech

Construction was considered an essential business during the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic, at least in most localities, but still suffered massive employment decreases. This constituted nearly 13% of the industry’s employment and was, by far, the worst one-month decline ever. While many employers found ways to have critical workers do their jobs from home instead of an office, others had to lay-off or furlough office workers to compensate for a decrease in revenue.

Construction Employment Continues to Decline, AGC Calls for New Relief Steps

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment decreased from June to July in 26 states and the District of Columbia as earlier widespread job gains gave way to more project cancellations, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data.

Self-Employment, Scale & Success

Construction Business Owner

Founder Michael Kaufman on Kaufman Lynn Construction's Path to Becoming One of South Florida's Largest Contractors

Const. Employment Rebounds by 464K Jobs

Construction Equipment

Construction employment rebounded by 464,000 jobs in May, but the total remained 596,000 below the latest peak in February and the industry’s 12.7 percent unemployment rate was the highest for May since 2012, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America. The huge

NLRB issues final joint-employer rule

Construction Dive

The ABC said the ruling should provide clarity to contractors about their responsibility under the National Labor Relations Act

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Construction Industry Adds 20K Employees in July; Nonresidential Employment Dips, Says AGC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment increased by 20,000 jobs in July but the gains were limited to housing, while employment related to infrastructure and nonresidential building construction slipped by 4,000, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data.

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Construction Employment Increases in 218 Metros

Construction Equipment

Construction employment grew in 218, or 61 percent, out of 358 metro areas between March 2018 and March 2019, declined in 83 (23 percent) and was unchanged in 57, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America.

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Hensel Phelps employs autonomous robot 'dog' at Denver Airport project

Construction Dive

Boston Dynamics’ Spot has moved past the piloting phase, carrying laser scans on the project, which the general contractor took over in February

AGC Reports on December Construction Employment Analysis

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Thirty-four states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between December 2018 and December 2019, while construction employment increased in 29 states from November to December, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data. The post AGC Reports on December Construction Employment Analysis appeared first on Construction Superintendent.

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Windover employs tech to expedite truss production, installation

Construction Dive

The construction company used data from 3D modeling to design and manufacture 935 trusses and deliver them to the jobsite in three days

Employment Falls in 62% of Metros in June

Construction Equipment

Construction employment decreased in 225, or 62 percent, out of 358 metro areas in June compared to the same period last year, despite widespread increases from May to June, according to an analysis of government data that the Associated General Contractors of America. “It’s

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Construction Employment Increases in 41 States, D.C. Year-Over-Year

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Forty-one states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between October 2018 and October 2019, while construction employment increased in 28 states from September to October, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data. The post Construction Employment Increases in 41 States, D.C. Economic News AGC career training Construction Employment

Const. Employment Declines Year-Over-Year

Construction Equipment

Construction employment declined in 99 out of 358 metro areas from March 2019 to last month as the coronavirus pandemic triggered the first shutdown orders and project cancellations, according to an analysis released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) today.

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How a Pennsylvania contractor employs a team approach to COVID-19 challenges

Construction Dive

Poole Anderson Construction President Stephanie Schmidt talks about furloughs, safety protocols and finding the most comfortable face coverings for her employees

What are the best skill-based courses for a graduate engineer to be employable?

The Constructor

Thousands of engineering graduates from Indian universities are not employable as the education they receive is short of employable skills. What are

COVID-19 Cuts Nonresidential Construction Employment in March, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction industry employment declined by 29,000 in March, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors’ analysis of data released by the U.S. Nonresidential construction employment declined by 24,600 in March. The post COVID-19 Cuts Nonresidential Construction Employment in March, Says ABC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News eNews ABC Construction Backlog Indicator Construction Employment COVID-19 Nonresidential construction

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Las Vegas Contractor Employs "Opti-Clean Cube" Against Covid-19

Construction Equipment

A Las Vegas-based design build general contractor, SR Construction, has deployed the first Xtreme Opti-Clean Cube in the fight against Covid-19. Produced by Xtreme Cubes Corporation, a manufacturer of modular buildings based in Henderson, Nevada, the Xtreme Opti-Clean Cube (XOCC) is a modular walk

What Employment Laws Could Look Like After COVID-19

Construction Business Owner

What Employment Laws Could Look Like After COVID-19. The reopening of America’s workplaces is creating a variety of challenges for employees and employers alike. Elizabeth Manning. Thu, 08/06/2020 - 14:02.

Construction Employment Increases by 20,000 in December

Construction Equipment

Construction employment increased by 20,000 jobs in December and by 151,000, or 2.0 percent, in all of 2019, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. Officials noted that its recent survey found three out of four contractors expect to keep adding workers in 2020, but even more

Employers Remain Focused On Hiring Veterans

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A new survey finds that 37 percent of employers will actively recruit for U.S. Read Employers Remain Focused On Hiring Veterans on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Daily News Featured Surveys & Research Workforce Training / Skilled Workforce Armed Services CareerBuilder employers Employment Hiring Survey veteran's day veterans Workforce Development

New OSHA recordkeeping rule: Urgent need for employer review

FDR Safety

Thanks to a new OSHA recordkeeping rule, employers urgently need to take a close look at their employee handbooks, safety policies and procedures, safety incentive programs, and drug testing policies. This new rule is yet another effort by the agency to attempt to publicly shame employers, force them to change drug testing and safety incentive policies, and increase the classifications and penalties associated with OSHA citations.

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How Trade Partnerships & Talent Development Will Change Your Employment Forecast

Construction Business Owner

How Trade Partnerships & Talent Development Will Change Your Employment Forecast. Elizabeth Manning. Mon, 03/02/2020 - 17:04. Your guide to using trade relationships and collaborations and employee development to ensure your company's future growth and talent

Construction Employment Declines in 49 States

Construction Equipment

Construction employment declined in the District of Columbia and every state except South Dakota in April, an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new government data shows. At the same time, the association released a new survey that finds that rising project cancellations

Employment Increases 2.0 Percent Since 2018

Construction Equipment

Construction Employment increased by 1,000 jobs in November and by 146,000, or 2.0 percent, over the past 12 months, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. Contractors report they remain busy and have lots of projects on their order books,” said Ken Simonson, the association

Employment Grew in 65% of Metro Regions

Construction Equipment

Construction employment in October grew in 231 out of 358 metropolitan areas defined by the federal government, according to the Associated General Contractors of America, which is 65 percent of the regions. Comparing data to October 2018, AGC said employment declined in 69 metros and was unchanged

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Construction Employment Continues Its Rise

Construction Equipment

About 10,000 construction jobs were added in October, bringing the 12-month increase to 148,000 new jobs in construction, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. AGC officials said demand for construction is being undermined by uncertainty

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Construction Employment Reaches 10-Year High

Construction Equipment

AGC reports construction employment increased by 13,000 jobs in June and by 282,000 jobs over the past year, reaching a 10-year high, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said many construction firms appear to be more willing to hire amid lower tax rates and a more favorable business environment, but caution that trade fights and labor shortages pose risks to future growth

Construction Employment Rises by 7K in September Amidst Tight Labor Market

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment increased by 7,000 jobs in September and by 156,000, or 2.1%, over the past 12 months, while the number of unemployed jobseekers with construction experience reached a record low for September, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. The post Construction Employment Rises by 7K in September Amidst Tight Labor Market appeared first on Construction Superintendent.

Employer or employee: Who's to blame for OSHA violations?

Construction Dive

If a contractor has trained its employees on safety rules and a few workers refuse to follow procedures, it sometimes comes down to individual worker misconduct