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12/7/2018 CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT RISES BY 5,000 JOBS IN NOVEMBER AND 282,000 FOR THE YEAR; HOURLY PAY JUMPS 3.7 PERCENT, UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FALLS TO 3.9 PERCENT
12/3/2018 CONSTRUCTION SPENDING DIPS IN OCTOBER BUT MAINTAINS YEAR-OVER-YEAR GAINS; ASSOCIATION URGES ACTION ON INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT AS SPENDING STALLS
11/29/2018 CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 281 METROS FROM OCTOBER 2017 TO OCTOBER 2018 BUT 43 METROS EXPERIENCE YEAR-OVER-YEAR DECREASES
11/16/2018 CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT RISES FROM OCTOBER 2017 TO OCTOBER 2018 IN 44 STATES AND D.C.; 36 STATES, D.C. ADD CONSTRUCTION JOBS SINCE SEPTEMBER
11/9/2018 CONSTRUCTION BID PRICES ACCELERATE IN OCTOBER BUT CONTRACTORS’ COSTS RISE FASTER AS HIGHER MATERIALS AND LABOR COSTS PINCH MARGINS
11/6/2018 NEW CONGRESS HAS UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO WORK TOGETHER TO IMPROVE INFRASTRUCTURE, DEVELOP THE WORKFORCE AND REFORM IMMIGRATION
11/2/2018 CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT RISES BY 30,000 JOBS IN OCTOBER AND 330,000 FOR THE YEAR; HOURLY PAY JUMPS 3.9 PERCENT AND INDUSTRY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FALLS TO 3.6 PERCENT
11/1/2018 CONSTRUCTION SPENDING INCREASES TO RECORD HIGH OF $1.329 TRILLION, MOST PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SEGMENTS SHOW HEALTHY GROWTH
10/30/2018 CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT RISES IN 278 METROS BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 2017 & 2018 AS FIRMS EXPAND TO KEEP PACE WITH GROWING DEMAND FOR NEW PROJECTS
10/19/2018 CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT RISES FROM SEPTEMBER 2017 TO SEPTEMBER 2018 IN 45 STATES AND D.C.; 29 STATES, D.C. ADD CONSTRUCTION JOBS SINCE AUGUST

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