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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Residential Construction Employment Outperforms National Employment

Pro Builder

Residential Construction Employment Outperforms National Employment. As overall nonfarm payroll employment decreased in December amid rising COVID-19 cases, residential construction jobs increased. Non-residential employment continues to trail behind.

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Construction employment declines by 7,000 in June

BD+C

Construction employment declined by 7,000 between May and June as the industry still employs 238,000 fewer people than before the pandemic, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data released today.

ABC: Nonres Construction Employment Expands in October

Contractor Magazine

Nonresidential construction employment added 59,700 jobs on net in October. Construction Data

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Analysis Reports Construction Employment Slips by 20K in May, Supply-Chain Problems Plague Nonresidential Contractors

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Analysis Reports Construction Employment Slips by 20K in May, Supply-Chain Problems Plague Nonresidential Contractors appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News AGC Construction Employment Nonresidential construction supply chain

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

What Contractors Need to Know About Employment Equality and Diversity Regulations in Construction

Viewpoint Construction Technology

A special look into the issue of DEI in construction and the compliance measures companies should be adhering to. Construction Best Practices

Employment in the COVID-19 Era

Constructech

Unsurprisingly, employment in construction, like every other industry, has been negatively impacted by COVID-19. Overall employment, while creeping up, is far from the level pre-pandemic. Construction employment totaled 7,043,000 in May, about where it stood in late 2017.

Construction Metrics We’re Watching — November 2020: 2020 Employment Benchmarks

Viewpoint Construction Technology

A look at the state of the construction industry from a statistical point of view. Construction Technology/News

July Construction Employment Lags Pre-Pandemic Peak in 36 States, Delta Variant Threatens Further Gains

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment in July remained below the levels reached before the pre-pandemic peak in February 2020 in 36 states, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data.

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

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.

Construction Employment Declines or Stagnates in 101 Metro Areas, Reports Association

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment declined or stagnated in 101 metro areas between February 2020, the last month before the pandemic, and June 2021, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data.

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.

Vaccine Mandate: How Employers Can Prepare

ENR Construction

President Biden's vaccine mandate has left many businesses, including in construction, uncertain about what's next. But legal experts say there are ways to prepare

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Construction employment stalls in April

BD+C

Construction employment was unchanged from March to April as nonresidential contractors and homebuilders alike struggled to obtain materials and find enough workers, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data released today.

The State of Employment in August

Pro Builder

The State of Employment in August. After nearly six months of the economy creating more than 700,000 new jobs each month, employment increased at a slower rate by 235,000 jobs in August, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. mbeirne. Fri, 09/24/2021 - 10:56.

AGC Links Employment Decline to Weather, Nonres

Construction Equipment

Construction employment declined by 61,000 jobs in February compared to The unemployment rate for construction rose to 9.6 percent in February, hampered by severe winter weathe an ongoing weakness in new nonresidential projects, according to the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

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High Material Costs Fuel Employment Lag: AGC

Construction Equipment

Construction employment in February remained below pre-pandemic levels in all but six states, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America. Soaring materials costs and supply-chain problems still threaten future employment, according to the group.

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Construction Employment Trails Pre-COVID Levels in 91 Metro Areas, Says AGC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment declined in 91 metro areas and was stagnant in another 24 between February 2020, the last month before the pandemic, and May 2021, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data.

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Construction Employment Trails Pre-Pandemic Level in 39 States, Reports AGC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment in June remained below the levels reached before the pre-pandemic peak in February 2020 in 39 states, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data.

Construction employment slips by 20,000 in May

BD+C

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

Residential Construction Employment Now Higher Than 2019

Pro Builder

Residential Construction Employment Now Higher Than 2019. in October with the addition of 638,000 new jobs, residential construction employment also filled more vacant roles and hit the first year-over-year gain since the pandemic came to town.

Nonresidential Weakness Fuels Employment Lag: AGC

Construction Equipment

Nonresidential contractors are not adding jobs, which helped fuel lagging construction employment figures in January, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors. Construction employment remained below pre-pandemic levels in all but eight states, according to AGC.

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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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Large Canada Employers and Jobsites Mandate COVID-19 Vaccines

ENR Construction

Contractors EllisDon and PCL have a Nov. 1 deadline for employees to get vaccinations, and giant BC Hydro and LNG Canada projects require site worker shots in coming weeks

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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).

April Construction Employment Remains Below Pre-Pandemic Peak in 36 States, Reports AGC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post April Construction Employment Remains Below Pre-Pandemic Peak in 36 States, Reports AGC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News AGC Construction Employment

Construction Employment in March Remains Below March 2020 Levels, Says AGC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment in March remained below March 2020 levels in 35 states despite a sizzling homebuilding market and a strong recovery from severe winter weather, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data.

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Const. Employment Below Pre-Pandemic Levels

Construction Equipment

Construction employment in December remained below pre-pandemic levels in two-thirds of the states even though 37 states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs from November to December, according to an analysis by the AGC.

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

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Understanding the Employer’s Legal Duty to Employee Safety & Health

Construction Business Owner

Understanding the Employer’s Legal Duty to Employee Safety & Health. Alex Headley. Mon, 02/15/2021 - 13:21. You’ve attended the webinars on navigating COVID-19. You’ve read the trade publication tips. You have implemented measures to protect your workers. So, you’re ahead of the game, right?

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Construction Employment Rebounds in March, Rising Costs + More Threaten Outlook Says AGC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment climbed by 110,000 in March as the industry recovered from severe winter weather that pushed employment down by 56,000 in February, according to a recent analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data.

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Large Employers and Jobsites in Canada Set COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

ENR Construction

Major firms EllisDon and PCL have a Nov. 1 deadline for employees to get vaccinations, with giant BC Hydro and LNG Canada projects also requiring site worker shots by January

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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

Construction employment stalls in January with unemployment rate of 9.4%

BD+C

Construction employment stagnated in January, ending eight months of recovery from the pandemic-related losses of early 2020, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data released today.

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

Const. Employment Declines in Most Metros

Construction Equipment

Construction firms are experiencing widespread project deferrals and cancellations, along with disruptions to ongoing work and few new project awards, as the economic damage from the pandemic drags down industry employment.

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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