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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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

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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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

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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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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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.

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

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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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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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.

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.

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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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.

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

AGC: Construction Employment Bounces Back, But Lockdown States Still Lag

ENR Construction

AGC and Procore analysis of more than full year of worker-hour data shows construction employment recovering but not yet to pre-pandemic levels

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

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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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 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.

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).

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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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.

Construction Employment in December Trails Pre-Pandemic Levels in 34 States

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Construction Employment in December Trails Pre-Pandemic Levels in 34 States appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News AGC Construction Employment COVID-19 Hiring and Business Outlook Paycheck Protection Program

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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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

Construction employment declines by 61,000 in February

BD+C

Construction employment declined by 61,000 in February, while the sector’s unemployment rate soared to 9.6%

Construction employment rebounds in March following February drop

BD+C

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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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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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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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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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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