Monthly Archives: September 2019

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT RISES BY 14,000 IN AUGUST AND 177,000 IN 12 MONTHS; LOW UNEMPLOYMENT RATE, ASSOCIATION SURVEY INDICATE WORKER SHORTAGE

September 6, 2019

Average Hourly Earnings in Construction Top Private Sector Average by 9.7 Percent as Construction Firms Continue to Boost Pay and Benefits in Effort to Attract and Retain Qualified Hourly Craft Workers

CONSTRUCTION SPENDING EDGES HIGHER IN JULY BUT DECREASES YEAR-TO-DATE AS DECLINE IN SINGLE-FAMILY HOMEBUILDING OFFSETS MULTIFAMILY AND NONRESIDENTIAL INCREASES

September 3, 2019

Association Survey Finds Contractors Remain Eager to Hire but Report Continuing Difficulty in Filling Hourly Craft Positions; Officials Urge Increase in Career and Technical Education, Greater Immigration for Qualified Workers

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