Tag: Construction Employment

  • Lack of Qualified Workers Continues to Plague Construction Industry

    Construction employment continues to be a cause for concern in the industry as contractors struggle to find qualified workers, reads an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America. The organization released data on Aug. 19, 2022, that showed construction employment in July trail pre-pandemic levels in 15 states. The analysis prompted association officials to…

  • Construction Employment Dips In January

    Construction employment dipped by 5,000 jobs between December and January even though hourly pay rose at a record pace in the past year, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data. Association officials said future job gains are at risk from several factors that are slowing projects. “Contractors are…

  • Construction Employment Trends up in September

    The construction industry added 23,000 jobs in September, and employment in the sector hit its highest level since the end of 2008, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).