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

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

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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.

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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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.

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.

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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Construction Employment Declines in Majority of Metro Areas, AGC Says New Transportation Proposal Could Help Restore Jobs

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment declined in more than nine out of 10 metro areas from March to April, a time when industry employment typically increases in most locations, an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new government data shows.

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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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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

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.

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

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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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.

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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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

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

Construction Employment Declines 20 Percent in March

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Construction employment declined in 20 states and D.C. in March according to the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

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Construction Employment Grows 59 Percent Between December 2018, 2019

Construction Equipment

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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Feds on track to begin equal employment opportunity audits

Construction Dive

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 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 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.

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 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.

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.

OSHA says most employers don’t have to track worker COVID-19 infections

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has clarified employers’ responsibility to track workplace COVID-19 virus infections

AGC Reports Construction Employment Increases in February, Industry’s Unemployment Rate Sets New Low

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Construction employment increased by 42,000 jobs in February and by 223,000 or 3% over the past 12 months, as the industry’s unemployment rate hit a new February low, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America.

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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 Increases by 44K in January, 142K Over 12 Months

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Construction employment increased by 44,000 jobs in January and by 142,000 over the past 12 months, as the industry’s unemployment rate hit a new January low, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Construction employment continues steady growth

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Specialty trade construction adds 22,600 positions in November

Employment Increases in 231 Metro Areas

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Construction employment grew in 231, or 65 percent, out of 358 metro areas between October 2018 and 2019, declined in 69, and was unchanged in 58, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.

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44 States See Construction Employment Increases

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Officials said the employment gains may not last without an increase in the number of people trained for construction careers.

How Trade Partnerships & Talent Development Will Change Your Employment Forecast

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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

Developing A Safety Culture In Multi-Employer Worksites

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Known as Multi-Employer Worksites, projects of this size often include employees from companies specializing in concrete, steel erection, mechanical, andelectrical working side by side. In Multi-Employer Worksites, safety practices can differ depending on the trade and the individual.

Investments in ‘human experiences’ are paying off for employers

BD+C

And the latest data show that employers now see that these investments are critical to their workers’ business performances

The benefits of employing drones in construction

Construction Dive

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

Construction Employment Increases in 40 States Since 2018

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Forty states added construction jobs between July 2018 and July 2019, while construction employment increased in 25 states from June to July.

Construction Employment Dips in December

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Construction employment slipped by 3,000 jobs in December, while average hourly earnings accelerated, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Economic News AGC Census Bureau Construction Employment