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Monthly Archives: October 2016

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT RISES IN 35 STATES FROM SEPTEMBER 2015 TO 2016; ONLY 21 STATES AND D.C. ADD JOBS LAST MONTH AMID WORKER SHORTAGES

October 21, 2016

 California and Iowa Add Most Jobs for the Year, While Wyoming and Kansas Have Largest Declines; New York and Arizona Top Monthly List of Gainers, Pennsylvania and Wyoming Lose the Most

CONSTRUCTION FIRMS ADD 23,000 EMPLOYEES IN SEPTEMBER AS SECTOR’S EMPLOYMENT HITS HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE THE END OF 2008 AMID STRONG DEMAND

October 7, 2016

Industry Officials Note the Sector’s Average Hourly Earnings Increased by 2.8 Percent for the Year as Most Firms Report Shortages of Qualified Workers, Number of Unemployed Workers Hits 16-Year Low for Month

BUSINESS, LABOR, TRANSPORTATION & TRAVEL GROUPS CALL ON PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES TO INCLUDE LONG-TERM FUNDING MEASURES IN INFRASTRUCTURE PLANS

October 5, 2016

Thirty-four Different Groups Say One of Candidates’ Top Infrastructure Priorities Must Be In Finding Long-Term, Reliable, Dedicated and Focused Revenue Sources to Pay For Needed Improvements to Country’s Aging Infrastructure

CONSTRUCTION SPENDING HOLDS STEADY IN AUGUST AND IS UP BY NEARLY 5 PERCENT FOR THE FIRST EIGHT MONTHS OF THE YEAR AS DEMAND REMAINS "ROBUST"

October 3, 2016

Construction Officials Urge Congress to Pass Water Infrastructure Measure, Explore Other Options to Boost Public-Sector Construction Investments to Help Offset Declining Private Sector Demand for Certain Types of Construction

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