Construction Employment Increases in 27 States From September to October as Surge in Job Openings Shows Need for More Workers


New York and North Dakota Add the Most Jobs, While Pennsylvania and Louisiana Have Largest Decreases;
Open Positions at End of September Exceeds Total Number of Employees Hired During the Entire Month

Construction employment climbed in 27 states from September to October, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America today. Association officials said, however, that many more contractors would have added employees if qualified applicants were available, citing data showing a surge in construction job openings.

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