Construction Job Growth Surges in February, ABC Says

Construction Job Growth Surges in February, ABC Says

National construction employment surged in February as the industry added 58,000 seasonally adjusted net new jobs, according to analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics…

Construction Lost Jobs in December, Says ABC

Construction Lost Jobs in December, Says ABC

National construction employment declined by 3,000 net jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in December, according to analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data…

Construction Employment Rebounds with Strong September Report

Construction Employment Rebounds with Strong September Report

The construction industry rebounded in a meaningful way in September by gaining 23,000 net new jobs on a monthly basis after losing 5,000 net jobs…

Construction Firms Add 23,000 Employees in September, According to AGC

Construction Firms Add 23,000 Employees in September, According to AGC

Construction employers added 23,000 jobs in September as employment in the sector hit the highest level since the end of 2008 amid strong demand for…

Construction Employment Increases in Three-Fifths of Nation’s Metro Areas

Construction Employment Increases in Three-Fifths of Nation’s Metro Areas

Construction employment increased in three-fifths of metro areas between August 2015 and August 2016 — the smallest share in nearly three and a half years…

Construction Employment Rises in 39 States Over Last 12 Months

Construction Employment Rises in 39 States Over Last 12 Months

Thirty-nine state added construction jobs between July 2015 and July 2016 while construction employment only increased in 23 states and the District of Columbia between…

Construction Employment Stalls in June But Tops Overall Rate of Job Gains Since June 2015

Construction Employment Stalls in June But Tops Overall Rate of Job Gains Since June 2015

Construction employment was unchanged from May to June, but an increase in hourly pay and longer workweeks, along with shrinking numbers of unemployed construction workers,…

Construction Labor Force Shrinks, Job Numbers Flat

Construction Labor Force Shrinks, Job Numbers Flat

Despite a broader U.S. labor market rebound in June, the construction industry failed to add jobs for a third consecutive month, according to an analysis…

Construction Employment Declines or Stagnates in Over One-Third of U.S. Metro Areas

Construction Employment Declines or Stagnates in Over One-Third of U.S. Metro Areas

Construction employment declined or was stagnant in 131, or 37 percent, of 358 metro areas between May 2015 and May 2016, according to a new…

BUT, Construction Employment Increases in 235 Out of 358 Metro Areas

BUT, Construction Employment Increases in 235 Out of 358 Metro Areas

Construction employment rose between April 2015 and April 2016 in two-thirds of the nation’s metro areas, while spending on most types of structures increased for…

Construction Firms Add 1,000 Jobs in April and 261,000 for the Year

Construction Firms Add 1,000 Jobs in April and 261,000 for the Year

Construction employment rose in April by 1,000 for the month and 261,000 for the year as mild winter weather and labor shortages impacted the early…