Tag: labor shortages

  • Construction Contractors Struggle to Find Workers

    A new survey released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) shows that 91% of construction contractors are having a tough time finding workers, which has limited the number of jobs added during August. An analysis of federal employment data released by the AGC reports that construction firms added 16,000 jobs in August. “Nonresidential…

  • Growth Forecast for Nonresidential Building Starts in 2022

    The Southern region has seen an influx of residents in the past two years and many states are on the road to recovering from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, labor shortages continue to plague much of the region and could continue to affect recovery in the months to come. Still, experts say the…