Monthly Archives: November 2020

Construction Employment Is Down In Three-fourths Of States Since February, Even After 36 States Added Construction Jobs In October

November 20, 2020

New York and Vermont Post Worst Losses since February as Virginia and South Dakota Add the Most; Maryland Records Worst One-Month Job Losses, While California and Alaska Post Biggest Gains

Construction Association Ready To Work With President-elect Biden To Prepare Significant New Infrastructure And Recovery Measures

November 7, 2020

Incoming President and Congress Should Focus on Enacting Measures to Rebuild Infrastructure and Revive the Economy and Avoid Imposing Needless Regulatory Burdens that will Undermine Growth

The Associated General Contractors of America’s chief executive officer, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement in reaction to the election of Joseph Biden to serve as the next president of the United States:

Construction Sector Adds 84,000 Workers In October, But Growing Number Of Project Cancellations Risks Undermining Future Industry Job Gains

November 6, 2020

Both Residential and Nonresidential Contractors Added Jobs in October, but Total Construction Employment Remains 3.9 Percent Below February Peak as Pandemic Continues to Depress Demand

Drop In Nonresidential Construction Offsets Most Residential Spending Gains As Growing Number Of Contractors Report Cancelled Projects

November 2, 2020

Association Officials Warn that Demand for Nonresidential Construction Will Slide Further without New Federal Relief Measures, Citing New Data Showing Most Contractors Had Projects Delayed or Cancelled

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