Monthly Archives: November 2019

Construction Employment Increases In 231 Out Of 358 Metro Areas From October 2018 To October 2019 As Firms Hire Despite Tight Labor Market

November 25, 2019

Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas and Omaha-Council Bluffs, Neb.-Iowa Have Largest Gains; New York City and Fairbanks, Alaska Lag the Most as Industry Calls for Measures to Boost Supply of Qualified Workers

NEW MULTIEMPLOYER PENSION PROPOSAL MOVES PROCESS FOR CRAFTING LEGISLATION THAT ADDRESSES FUNDING SHORTFALLS

November 21, 2019

Proposal by Senators Chuck Grassley and Lamar Alexander Must Provoke Bipartisan, Bi-Cameral Measures that Also Provides Greater Multiemployer Plan Flexibility

The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement today in reaction to the release today of the Multiemployer Pension Recapitalization and Reform Plan by Senators Chuck Grassley and Lamar Alexander:

Construction Employment Increases In 41 States And D.C. From October 2018 To October 2019, While 28 States Added Construction Jobs Last Month

November 19, 2019

Texas and Nevada Have Biggest Number and Percent of Annual Job Gains, Louisiana Has Largest Losses; Florida, Montana, Rhode Island & Vermont Experience Largest One-Month Gains as New York & Alaska Have Worst Declines

Autodesk and AGC to Provide Construction Industry with Custom-Fitting Safety Harnesses for Women

November 12, 2019

Construction technology provider and national trade organization launch grant program to help address industry need for better-fitting personal protective equipment (PPE) for women working at heights

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT RISES IN OCTOBER BUT SPENDING DROPS IN LATEST 12 MONTHS AS GAINS IN HOMEBUILDING AND PUBLIC OUTLAYS OFFSET PRIVATE NONRESIDENTIAL DIP

November 1, 2019

Trade Fights Appear to be Undermining Demand for Many Types of Private-Sector Projects; Association Officials Urge the Trump Administration to Quickly Resolve Disputes with China, the European Union and Other Countries

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