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Phyllis Harden

Legislative & Special Projects, Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel
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Monthly Archives: July 2017

CONSTRUCTION SPENDING HOLDS STEADY FROM APRIL TO MAY AS REPORTED DELAYS CAUSED BY SHORTAGE OF SKILLED WORKERS SPREAD AMID CONTINUING DEMAND

July 3, 2017

Labor Shortages and Political Gridlock that is Depressing Public-Sector Investments are Holding Back Broader Growth for the Construction Sector, Officials Urge New Workforce & Infrastructure Measures

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT CLIMBS IN 41 STATES BETWEEN JUNE 2016 AND JUNE 2017 WHILE 25 STATES ADD JOBS FROM MAY TO JUNE AS FIRMS STRUGGLE TO FIND WORKERS

July 21, 2017

California, Rhode Island Add Most Jobs for the Year; Missouri and District of Columbia Have Largest Drops; California, New Jersey Top Monthly List; Georgia and Wisconsin Have Biggest Decreases for the Month

CONSTRUCTION SECTOR ADDS 16,000 JOBS IN JUNE FOLLOWING THREE-MONTH LULL AS INDUSTRY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPS TO LOWEST LEVEL IN SERIES HISTORY

July 7, 2017

Construction employment increased by 16,000 jobs in June to the highest level since October 2008, signaling a new burst of hiring after three months of pause, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials urged federal, state and local lawmakers to enact measures to make it easier for school officials, local associations and construction firms to set up construction training programs.

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