New England Construction: Employment and Projects

ProCore

New England construction employment projections are mirroring national levels. construction employment construction news new england construction

Employer, staffing firm both responsible for temporary worker safety

FDR Safety

OSHA has stepped up its attention to temporary worker safety, and as two recent cases show, enforcement actions can be taking against both the employer and the staffing agency that provides the workers. OSHA has made it clear that staffing agencies and host employers are jointly responsible for temporary worker safety. Host employers should make sure that their contracts with staffing agencies clearly specify the safety obligations of each party.

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Construction Employment: What to Expect in the Midwest

ProCore

In the Midwest, we have seen increases in project numbers and recently, the region has shown a boost in construction employment rates. construction jobs midwest construction construction employment

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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U.S. Employers Plan To Increase Staff In Q2

Business Facilities Blog

employers expect the hiring pace to remain positive in Q2 2017 with 22 percent of employers planning to add staff between April and June, according to the ManpowerGroup. Employers Plan To Increase Staff In Q2 on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Read U.S.

One-Third Of Employers Plan To Hire Immigrant Workers In 2017

Business Facilities Blog

Read One-Third Of Employers Plan To Hire Immigrant Workers In 2017 on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Daily News Featured International Surveys & Research Workforce Development CareerBuilder Employment Expansion foreign-born workers hiring plans immigrant workers Immigration Survey U.S. Immigrant backlash is not impacting hiring of job candidates born outside the U.S., according to a new CareerBuilder Survey.

Don’t Miss: Subcontractor and Employment Opportunities in Miami, FL

PC Construction Blog

Are you looking for construction-related employment in the Miami area? Are you a contractor looking to partner with PC Construction and MCM? Don’t miss these opportunities to meet with our team! April 4, 2017 9:30. All Our Crew Our Industry

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5 Safety Tips for Employing Summer Help

Construction Business Owner

While this may seem like an economical choice, it is important to understand that minors between the ages of 15 and 17 employed in construction have a seven times greater chance of being fatally injured than their peers working in other industries, according to the Department of Labor (DOL

5 reasons why AEC firms need to focus on employer branding

BD+C

That’s why so many top firms are turning to employer branding to differentiate their work environment from other similar firms It goes without being said that you want your AEC firm to be a place that your employees enjoy working.

Construction Employment Increases in 43 States in Last 12 Months

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Association officials noted that the despite the relatively widespread increase in construction employment, most states are still significantly below peak construction employment levels. Economic News AGC Construction Employment Labor Department

AGC Reports on Construction Employment April, May 2016

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Thirty-nine states added construction jobs between May 2015 and May 2016 while construction employment only increased in 19 states between April and May, according to analysis of Labor Department data recently released by the Associated General Contractors of America.

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Construction Employment Increases by 5,000 in April, Labor Shortages Limit New Jobs

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment increased by 5,000 jobs in April to the highest level in more than nine years amid strong demand for new construction services, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Construction Employment Shows Mixed Geographic Pattern, Reports AGC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Construction Employment Shows Mixed Geographic Pattern, Reports AGC appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News AGC Construction Employment

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Construction Employment Rebounds in October

Construction Equipment

recorded employment increases from a year earlier, while 35 states added construction jobs in the past month, according to analysis of Labor Department data released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). .

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Washington, Oregon Have Strong Construction Employment Gains

ENR Construction

Both Year-Over-Year And Month-Over-Month Increases Evident, Robust In Washington and Oregon As Alaska Shows Year-Over-Year Decline

NH Bio Tech Event to Address Life Science Employment Developments

PC Construction Blog

PC Construction is excited to be a part of today’s New Hampshire High Tech Council’s BioTech/MedTech Cluster Kick-Off event. The organization focuses on advancing innovation throughout the State of New Hampshire, which will help us. All Our Industry

Commercial Construction Index indicates high revenue and employment expectations for 2017

BD+C

Commercial construction is in high demand across the country and contractors are confident in the trajectory of the industry, according to the USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index (‘Index’), that launched recently

Construction Fastest Growing Sector by Employment in Louisiana

ENR Construction

Recent data from the Louisiana Workforce Commission revealed that over the past year, construction was the fastest growing sector by employment in Louisiana

Construction Employment Reaches 50-Month High in October

Construction Equipment

Construction employment reached a 50-month high as employers in the sector added 11,000 jobs in October, according to an analysis of federal data from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

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Employers Remain Focused On Hiring Veterans

Business Facilities Blog

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

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Stagnant Construction Employment in 1/3 of Nation's Metro Areas

Construction Equipment

AGC reports that construction employment declined or was stagnant in one-third of metro areas between October 2015 and October 2016 amid diminishing public-sector investments in infrastructure and other civil works, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released Tuesday.

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Construction Employment Up in Most Metro Areas: AGC

Construction Equipment

Construction employment increased in 228 out of 358 metro areas, was unchanged in 48 and declined in 82 between June 2015 and June 2016, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the AGC

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Putting workers first should be every employer’s priority

BD+C

The ubiquitous open office layout is “about to get a major makeover” that will emphasize coworking, personal development, and a reimaging of the workplace—including the role of the built environment and technology—with an eye toward putting workers first

Construction Employment Increases in 40 States & D.C.

Construction Equipment

AGC officials said that even as construction employment continues to expand, workforce shortages and infrastructure funding challenges threaten future growth. Construction firms added jobs in 40 states and the District of Columbia between April 2014 and April 2015 and in 30 states and D.C.

Construction Employment Increases in 248 Out of 358 Metro Areas

Construction Equipment

. . Construction employment expanded in 249 metro areas, declined in 56 and was stagnant in 53 between March 2014 and March 2015, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. .

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Business Facilities’ 2015 State Rankings Report: Nebraska Tops Employment Leaders Field

Business Facilities Blog

Nebraska edged North Dakota for Business Facilities’ Employment Leaders crown in BF’s 11th annual State Rankings Report. Business Facilities’ 2015 State Rankings Report: Nebraska Tops Employment Leaders Field appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Plains 2015 blog-August-2015 employment leaders high wage manufacturing leaders nebraska north dakota State rankings report top manufacturing statesBusiness Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Inspector’s Fake Credentials Cost Employer $390K

ENR Construction

State hits Connecticut engineer with substantial fine for failure to check staff member’s background. Business Management

Infographic: Recruiting secrets from the US's best construction, engineering and manufacturing employers

Constructor Magazine

Selecting the best candidate from a mile-high pile of resumes can be challenging, but with a few tested tricks you can consistently count on recruiting the cream of the crop. read more. Management

OSHA proposes safety standards changes to reduce employer costs

BD+C

The proposed revisions could save employers an estimated $3.2 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing 18 changes to the agency’s recordkeeping, general industry, maritime and construction standards. . million per year, the agency says. The changes would include: • Recognition of electronic posting of 911 emergency services contact information. Promotion of uniformity in rules for traffic signs, flaggers, and barricades at construction sites

Be An Employer of Choice and Beat the Craft Worker Shortage

Construction Informer

Top construction personnel executives recently said being an ‘employer of choice’ was the most effective way to recruit and retain trade workers, according to FMI’s “Craft Labor Recruiting and Retention 2015 Survey Report.” ” But what exactly does employer of choice mean, and how do you get there? Google+.

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Safety Training for Non-English Employers

The Safety Blog

In April 2010, OSHA released a memorandum requiring all employers to offer OSHA training in a language that all employees understand. Many employers accommodate two languages, English and Spanish, but many workers speak other languages.

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Construction Employment Declines in 153 Out of 358 Metro Areas

Construction Equipment

Construction employment declined in 153 out of 358 metro areas between August 2014 and August 2015. This nearly matches 163 areas that added construction jobs, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC

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Construction Employers of America launches, celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

Constructor Magazine

The five premier national construction specialty contracting associations have launched the “Construction Employers of America”, a joint initiative to coordinate action on construction, workforce, and labor issues.

Job Gains Lag Despite Increase in Construction Employment

Construction Equipment

. . Construction employment expanded in 36 states and the District of Columbia between August 2014 and August 2015 while only 25 states added jobs between July and August, according to an analysis today of Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

Strong July Construction Employment Reveals Need for More Workers: AGC

Construction Equipment

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) has sounded the alarm about the availability of labor following a strong July showing on employment gains

Construction Employment Increases by 11,000 in May to 8-Year High

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Construction Employment Increases by 11,000 in May to 8-Year High appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News AGC Construction Employment Perkins Act

Construction Employment Up in 37 States & D.C.; Down in 21

Construction Equipment

Construction employment expanded in 37 states and the District of Columbia between July 2014 and July 2015 while only 28 states and D.C. added jobs between June and July, according to an analysis today of Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America.