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|1/7/2021||Few Construction Firms Will Add Workers In 2021 As Industry Struggles With Declining Demand, Growing Number Of Project Delays And Cancellations|
|1/5/2021||Barely One-third Of Metros Add Construction Jobs In Latest 12 Months As Dwindling List Of Project Starts Forces Contractors To Lay Off Workers|
|1/4/2021||Nonresidential Construction Spending Shrinks Further In November As Many Commercial Projects Languish, Even While Homebuilding Soars|
|12/21/2020||New Coronavirus Recovery Measure Will Provide Some Needed Relief For Contractors Coping With Project Cancellations, Falling Demand|
|12/18/2020||Construction Employment Trails Pre-pandemic Levels in 35 States Despite Gains in Industry Jobs from October to November in 31 States|
|12/8/2020||Construction Trade Group Sues To Block Fed’s Unlawful Effort To Change Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Rules|
|12/4/2020||Construction Sector Adds 27,000 Jobs in November, But Project Cancellations, Looming PPP Tax Bill Will Undercut Future Job Gains|
|12/2/2020||Only 30 Percent Of Metro Areas Add Construction Jobs In Latest 12 Months As Widespread Project Postponements And Cancellations Force Layoffs|
|12/1/2020||Nonresidential Construction Spending Remains Flat In October While Residential Construction Expands As Many Commercial Projects Languish|
|11/20/2020||Construction Employment Is Down In Three-fourths Of States Since February, Even After 36 States Added Construction Jobs In October|
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