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|3/5/2021||Construction Employment Declines By 61,000 In February As Severe Weather Compounds Falling Demand For Nonresidential Projects|
|3/1/2021||Construction Spending Rises In January As Private Nonresidential Sector Stages Rare Gain, But Rising Materials Costs Make Further Losses Likely|
|2/18/2021||New Immigration Bill Protects The Legal Status Of More Than 100,000 People In Dreamers And TPS Programs Who Work In Construction|
|2/17/2021||Soaring Prices And Delivery Delays For Lumber, Steel And Other Inputs Squeeze Finances For Construction Firms Already Burdened By Pandemic|
|2/5/2021||Construction Employment Stalls In January With Unemployment Rate Of 9.4 Percent As New Measures Threaten To Undermine Sector’s Recovery|
|2/4/2021||New “PRO Act” Will Hurt Construction Workers, Undermine Their Privacy And Make It Hard For The Economy To Recover, Official Warns|
|2/2/2021||Construction Employment Declined In 2020 In Majority Of Metro Areas As Shrinking List Of Nonresidential Projects Outweighs Homebuilding Boom|
|2/1/2021||Construction Spending Diverges In December With Slump In Private Nonresidential Sector, Mixed Public Work, And Boom In Homebuilding|
|1/26/2021||Construction Employment In December Trails Pre-Pandemic Levels In 34 States As Pandemic Continues To Disrupt Demand For Many Projects|
|1/8/2021||Construction Sector Adds 51,000 Jobs In December, But Gains Are Likely Temporary As New Industry Survey Finds Widespread Pessimism For 2021|
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