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 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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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

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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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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

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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.

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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.

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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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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. For example, the latest Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch , shows that employment growth improved slightly in May, up 0.25%, as stay-at-home orders eased in most states. Construction employment totaled 7,043,000 in May, about where it stood in late 2017.

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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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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

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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.

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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).

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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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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

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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

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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.

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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. While many employers found ways to have critical workers do their jobs from home instead of an office, others had to lay-off or furlough office workers to compensate for a decrease in revenue.

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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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OSHA cites more than 200 employers for COVID-19 violations

BD+C

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited more than 200 employers for coronavirus-related violations , with penalties totaling nearly $3 million

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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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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

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Nonresidential Construction Employment Expands in September, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Nonresidential construction employment added 4,000 jobs on net in September. Two subsegments, nonresidential building and nonresidential specialty trade, experienced employment gains, adding 5,300 and 2,100 jobs, respectively.

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Nonresidential Construction Employment Expands in October, says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Nonresidential construction employment added 59,700 jobs on net in October. The post Nonresidential Construction Employment Expands in October, says ABC appeared first on Construction Superintendent.

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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 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.

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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

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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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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

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Procore Launches Free Construction Job Posting Website for Both Employers and Jobseekers

Construction Junkie

The Construction Career Board , as the website is being called, is available now at no cost to both employers and job seekers and you don’t even have to be a Procore customer to take advantage of it. courtesy of Procore.

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Are Employers Required To Pay For Steel Toe Boots?

Work Gearz

Is your office or the employer liable to bear that particular expense of yours? The worker himself or the employer? And this increase in production level is ultimately beneficial for the employer and the owner. FAQs: When must an employer pay for steel toe boots?

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Construction Industry Adds 20K Employees in July; Nonresidential Employment Dips, Says AGC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment increased by 20,000 jobs in July but the gains were limited to housing, while employment related to infrastructure and nonresidential building construction slipped by 4,000, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data.

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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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Employment Falls in 62% of Metros in June

Construction Equipment

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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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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Employers Remain Focused On Hiring Veterans

Business Facilities

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

Construction Dive

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

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Construction Employment Reaches 10-Year High

Construction Equipment

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. Association officials said many construction firms appear to be more willing to hire amid lower tax rates and a more favorable business environment, but caution that trade fights and labor shortages pose risks to future growth

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