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This page offers media the most up–to–date information on hot industry topics including commentary and analysis on the latest trends in construction economics, the impact of legislative, regulatory and environmental issues on the construction industry, and the ways AGC is educating the industry on safety and health initiatives.

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1/10/2020 CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES BY 20,000 IN DECEMBER AND 151,000 IN 2019; CONTRACTORS EXPECT TO HIRE IN 2020 BUT ANTICIPATE DIFFICULTY FILLING SLOTS
1/3/2020 Construction Spending Climbs In November As 226 Out Of 358 Metro Areas Add Employees; Contractors Foresee Gains In All Market Segments In 2020
12/20/2019 Construction Employment Increases In 38 States And D.c. From November 2018 To November 2019, While 18 States Added Construction Jobs Last Month
12/18/2019 Three Out Of Four Construction Firms Plan To Add Workers To Meet Strong Demand For Projects In 2020, But Worries Grow About Labor Supply And Quality
12/6/2019 CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT RISES BY 1,000 IN NOVEMBER AND 146,000 IN 12 MONTHS; SLOWING JOB GAINS MAY BE SIGN OF LABOR SHORTAGES, NOT SLUMPING DEMAND
12/2/2019 CONSTRUCTION SPENDING DECLINES 0.8 PERCENT IN OCTOBER AS DECREASE IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE NONRESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION OUTWEIGHS STRONG PICKUP IN HOMEBUILDING
11/25/2019 Construction Employment Increases In 231 Out Of 358 Metro Areas From October 2018 To October 2019 As Firms Hire Despite Tight Labor Market
11/21/2019 NEW MULTIEMPLOYER PENSION PROPOSAL MOVES PROCESS FOR CRAFTING LEGISLATION THAT ADDRESSES FUNDING SHORTFALLS
11/19/2019 Construction Employment Increases In 41 States And D.C. From October 2018 To October 2019, While 28 States Added Construction Jobs Last Month
11/12/2019 Autodesk and AGC to Provide Construction Industry with Custom-Fitting Safety Harnesses for Women

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