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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Construction Employment Increases by 32,000 in July

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Nonresidential construction employment increased by 18,300 positions on net in July, with all three subsectors showing growth. Construction Data

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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

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.

Construction employment declines by 7,000 in June

BD+C

Construction employment declined by 7,000 between May and June as the industry still employs 238,000 fewer people than before the pandemic, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data released today.

Construction Employment Increases by 16,000, ABC Says

Construction Superintendent Magazine

On a year-over-year basis, industry employment has risen by 311,000 jobs or 4.2%. Nonresidential construction employment rose by 4,300 positions on net, with positive growth in two of three subcategories. Heavy and civil engineering employment fell by 2,000 positions.

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Nonresidential Construction Employment Increases, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

On a year-over-year basis, industry employment has risen by 292,000 jobs, an increase of 4.0%. Nonresidential construction employment increased by 16,500 positions on net, with all three subsectors showing positive growth.

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Nonresidential Construction Employment Dips in April

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The construction industry added 2,000 jobs in April, but nonresidential construction employment decreased by 2,000 positions, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data by the U.S.

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 stalls in April

BD+C

Construction employment was unchanged from March to April as nonresidential contractors and homebuilders alike struggled to obtain materials and find enough workers, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data released today.

High Material Costs Fuel Employment Lag: AGC

Construction Equipment

Construction employment in February remained below pre-pandemic levels in all but six states, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America. Soaring materials costs and supply-chain problems still threaten future employment, according to the group.

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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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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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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

Analysis Reports Construction Employment Slips by 20K in May, Supply-Chain Problems Plague Nonresidential Contractors

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Analysis Reports Construction Employment Slips by 20K in May, Supply-Chain Problems Plague Nonresidential Contractors appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News AGC Construction Employment Nonresidential construction supply chain

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.

Construction Metrics We’re Watching — November 2020: 2020 Employment Benchmarks

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A look at the state of the construction industry from a statistical point of view. Construction Technology/News

What Employment Laws Could Look Like After COVID-19

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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.

Construction employment slips by 20,000 in May

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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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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

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 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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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.

Association Officials Report Construction Employment Declines by 7,000 in June

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment declined by 7,000 between May and June as the industry still employs 238,000 fewer people than before the pandemic, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data.

What Contractors Need to Know About Employment Equality and Diversity Regulations in Construction

Viewpoint Construction Technology

A special look into the issue of DEI in construction and the compliance measures companies should be adhering to. Construction Best Practices

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.

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.

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

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

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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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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Employment Grew in 65% of Metro Regions

Construction Equipment

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 Surges in February to Near Pre-Pandemic Levels, Says ABC

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Nonresidential construction employment increased by 29,400 positions in February, with all three subsectors experiencing growth, and is up 3.9% The post Construction Employment Surges in February to Near Pre-Pandemic Levels, Says ABC appeared first on Construction Superintendent.

Construction Employment Stalls as Industry Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.5%

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment edged up by 2,000 jobs between March and April as contractors try to find workers in an increasingly tight labor market, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new government data.

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 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 in 231 Metro Areas

Construction Equipment

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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Construction Employment Declines in 49 States

Construction Equipment

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.

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.