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8/3/2015 CONSTRUCTION SPENDING IN JUNE GROWS AT FASTEST RATE SINCE 2006 AS ALL MAJOR SEGMENTS POST YEAR-OVER-YEAR GAINS; WORKER SHORTAGES MAY DERAIL GROWTH
7/29/2015 CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT DECLINES IN 127 OUT OF 358 METRO AREAS BETWEEN JUNE 2014 & 2015 AMID UNCERTAINTY ABOUT FEDERAL HIGHWAY/TRANSIT FUNDING
7/21/2015 CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT DECLINES IN HALF OF THE STATES BETWEEN MAY AND JUNE AS CONGRESS SEEKS NEW WAY TO PAY FOR NEEDED TRANSPORTATION UPGRADES
7/2/2015 CONSTRUCTION UNEMPLOYMENT FALLS TO LOWEST JUNE LEVEL SINCE 2001 WHILE EMPLOYMENT TIES SIX-YEAR HIGH; OFFICIALS WARN OF GROWING WORKER SHORTAGE
7/1/2015 CONSTRUCTION SPENDING IN MAY REACHES HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE 2008 AS ALL MAJOR SEGMENTS ADVANCE FOR MONTH AND YEAR; POTENTIAL WORKER SHORTAGES LOOM
6/30/2015 CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 205 OUT OF 358 METRO AREAS BETWEEN MAY 2014 & 2015 AS NUMBER OF AREAS GAINING JOBS HITS 13-MONTH LOW
6/19/2015 CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 40 STATES AND D.C. DURING THE PAST YEAR AS 28 STATES AND D.C. ADD CONSTRUCTION JOBS BETWEEN APRIL AND MAY
6/5/2015 CONSTRUCTION FIRMS ADD 17,000 JOBS IN MAY; INDUSTRY’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE HITS 6.7 PERCENT AS NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED WORKERS DROPS TO 10-YEAR MAY LOW
6/2/2015 CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 232 OUT OF 358 METRO AREAS BETWEEN APRIL 2014 & 2015 BUT CONTRACTORS WORRY ABOUT TRANSPORTATION FUNDING
5/27/2015 CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 40 STATES AND D.C. DURING THE PAST YEAR AS 30 STATES AND D.C. ADD CONSTRUCTION JOBS BETWEEN MARCH AND APRIL

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