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Arizona Leads Way As Construction Employment Expands In 29 States

Arizona leads nation in Construction Employment
by in Economy | Real Estate

Construction employment expanded in 29 states between September and October with Arizona leading the way, the Associated General Contractors of America reported in an analysis of state employment data released today by the Labor Department. The new figures continue a nearly year-long trend of ups and downs in construction employment as the industry performs stimulus-funded… Read More →

Construction Employment Declines In 31 States

Construction Declines in 31 States
by in Economy | Real Estate

Construction employment declined in 31 states between August and September with fewer people working in that field compared to last year in 40 states, the Associated General Contractors of America reported in an analysis of state employment data released today by the Labor Department. Construction employment is likely to continue to worsen amid uncertainty about… Read More →

National Construction Employment Near 14-Year Low

Construction at an All Time Low
by in Economy | Finance | Real Estate | Workforce

The number of people working in construction is approaching a 14-year low now that the industry lost 21,000 jobs in September, while construction unemployment is at a September high of 17.2 percent, according to an analysis of federal employment figures released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. The construction industry continues to suffer… Read More →