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Nonresidential construction is a bright spot in jobs report

nonresidential construction
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

National construction employment remained largely unchanged in March, adding 6,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Friday by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The nonresidential construction sector added 13,300 net new jobs for the month, while the residential sector lost 7,600 net… Read More →

Jobs report gives Obama a boost

President Barack Obama got much-needed good news Friday following his disappointing debate performance as the unemployment rate dropped to its lowest level since he took office. Republican rival Mitt Romney said Obama still hasn’t done enough to create jobs. The figures announced by the Labor Department — 114,000 new jobs last month to bring unemployment… Read More →