Construction Employment Increases in 38 States Between October and November


Construction employment climbed in 38 states from October to November and 42 states added construction jobs during the past 12 months, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America today. Association officials said the new employment data shows demand remains strong for the industry as contractors continue to search for even more workers to hire.

“There is no sign of recession in construction employment data,” said Ken Simonson, the association’s chief economist. “In fact, contractors report almost universally that they need more workers than they can find.”


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