Construction employment sees record rebound in May

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

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UK Construction Employment Decline Worst Since 2010

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

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

Employment in the COVID-19 Era

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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.

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Employment Increases in 29 States

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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

Const. Employment Rises in 31 States

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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.

NLRB issues final joint-employer rule

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

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COVID-19 and Employment

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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.

Const. Employment Rebounds by 464K Jobs

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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

Windover employs tech to expedite truss production, installation

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

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

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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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Employment Falls in 62% of Metros in June

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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 218 Metros

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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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Const. Employment Declines Year-Over-Year

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

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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

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

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

What Employment Laws Could Look Like After COVID-19

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Construction Employment Declines in 49 States

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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.

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

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

Self-Employment, Scale & Success

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

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

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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

Construction Employment Increases by 20,000 in December

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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.

Employment Increases 2.0 Percent Since 2018

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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.

AGC Reports on December Construction Employment Analysis

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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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Employment Grew in 65% of Metro Regions

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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.

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Construction Employment Continues Its Rise

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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

Feds on track to begin equal employment opportunity audits

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New letters for construction firms working on public contracts might mean agencies will begin cracking down on EEO measures, and contractors shouldn't rely on the coronavirus pandemic to give them a break, an expert said

Construction Employment Reaches 10-Year High

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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.

Construction Employment Up 14,000 Jobs in August

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Construction employment increased by 14,000 jobs in August and by 177,000, or 2.4 Construction employment percent, over the last 12 months.

Sunbelt Rentals Named Military Friendly Employer

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Viqtory, a military marketing agency, has named Sunbelt Rentals as one of its top Military Friendly Employers. “We’re

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

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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

Construction Employment Grows 59 Percent Between December 2018, 2019

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Construction employment grew in 211, or 59 percent, out of 358 metro areas between December 2018 and December 2019, declined in 73 and was unchanged in 74, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.

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Construction Employment Increases in 41 States in October

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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 the Associated General Contractors of America.

Employment Opportunities In The Construction Industry

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Here, you will also read about the primary and top employers in the construction industry. The employers in the construction industry play a significant role in hiring the construction workers from lower level skilled workers to higher level construction officers.

Construction Employment Rises by 7,000 In September

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Construction employment increased by 7,000 jobs in September, and 156,000 or 2.1 percent, over the past 12 months, while the number of unemployed jobseekers reached a record low for September, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.

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

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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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Construction Employment Increases in December

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Construction employment grew in 273 out of 358 metro areas between December 2017 and 2018, declined in 37, and was unchanged in 48, according to the Associate General Contractors of America (AGC).

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Construction employment continues steady growth

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Specialty trade construction adds 22,600 positions in November

The benefits of employing drones in construction

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Mike Danielak of Skyward says use cases are emerging that offer business value and competitive advantage for construction companies with drone programs