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Construction Jobs Increase by 21,000 in June and 224,000 During the Past Year, Says AGC

Construction Jobs Increase by 21,000 in June and 224,000 During the Past Year, Says AGC

Average Hourly Earnings in Construction Top Private Sector Average by 10.1 Percent as Construction Employers Cope with Tight Labor Market; Association Officials Call for New…

Contractors Need Not Apply: Administration’s New Apprenticeship Proposal Fails to Address Construction Shortage, Says AGC

Contractors Need Not Apply: Administration’s New Apprenticeship Proposal Fails to Address Construction Shortage, Says AGC

Construction Official Says Administration Missed an Opportunity to Fill Thousands of High-Paying Construction Career Opportunity by Excluding Construction From New Apprenticeship Program The chief executive…

Construction Jobs Increase by 4,000 in May and 215,000 Over 12 Months, Says AGC

Construction Jobs Increase by 4,000 in May and 215,000 Over 12 Months, Says AGC

Average Hourly Earnings in Construction Top Private Sector Average by 10 Percent; Association Officials Call for Doubling Career and Technical Education Funding, Immigration Relief to…

Construction Employment Increases in 43 States Between April 2018 and 2019, Says AGC

Construction Employment Increases in 43 States Between April 2018 and 2019, Says AGC

Texas and West Virginia Have Biggest Number and Percent of Annual Job Gains as Louisiana and Vermont Lag; Illinois and Iowa Have Largest One-Month Gains,…

AGC: Construction Jobs Increase by 33,000 in April and 256,000 Over 12 Months

AGC: Construction Jobs Increase by 33,000 in April and 256,000 Over 12 Months

Construction employment increased by 33,000 jobs in April and by 256,000 or 3.5 percent, over the past 12 months, while the number of unemployed jobseekers…

Quick Action Needed by President and Top Democrats to Pass $2 Trillion Infrastructure Package, Says AGC

Quick Action Needed by President and Top Democrats to Pass $2 Trillion Infrastructure Package, Says AGC

Top Construction Official Notes the New Measure Will Fund Needed Investments to Aging and Overburdened Infrastructure and Keep American Businesses Competitive for Years to Come…

Construction Employment Increases in 38 States from March 2018 to March 2019, Says AGC

Construction Employment Increases in 38 States from March 2018 to March 2019, Says AGC

Texas and West Virginia Have Biggest Number and Percent of Annual Job Gains as Louisiana and Vermont Lag; Washington Has Largest One-Month Gains, While Pennsylvania…

Construction Employment Increases in 37 States Between February 2018 and 2019, Says AGC

Construction Employment Increases in 37 States Between February 2018 and 2019, Says AGC

Texas and West Virginia Have Biggest Number and Percent of Annual Job Gains as Louisiana and Maine Trail; Georgia and Alaska Have Largest One-Month Gains,…

Construction Employment Increases in 275 Out of 358 Metro Areas from Jan. 18-19, Says AGC

Construction Employment Increases in 275 Out of 358 Metro Areas from Jan. 18-19, Says AGC

Construction employment grew in 275, or 76 percent, out of 358 metro areas between January 2018 and January 2019, declined in 39 (11 percent) and…

Watch: AGC Charities Donates $265,000 to Renovate Historic Barn and Veterans Support Group Headquarters

Watch: AGC Charities Donates $265,000 to Renovate Historic Barn and Veterans Support Group Headquarters

AGC Charities Inc. Gift Part of Broader Effort to Help Boyds, Md.-based Warrior Canine Connection Build a New Facility to Provide Therapy for Veterans with…

Construction Employment Climbs by 52,000 in January to 11-Year Peak, Says AGC

Construction Employment Climbs by 52,000 in January to 11-Year Peak, Says AGC

Government Data on Construction Spending, Association Survey Find Demand for All Project Types; Officials Call for More Funds for Training and Education, Immigration Reform to…

Construction Employment Increases in 273 Out of 358 Metros in 2018 Amid Strong Demand, Says AGC

Construction Employment Increases in 273 Out of 358 Metros in 2018 Amid Strong Demand, Says AGC

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Weirton-Steubenville, W.Va.-Ohio Have Largest Annual Gains; Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, Calif. and Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, Mass.-N.H. Have Biggest Losses Construction employment grew in 273…

AGC Confirms Construction Costs Dip in December, But Most Material and Service Prices Accelerated in 2018

AGC Confirms Construction Costs Dip in December, But Most Material and Service Prices Accelerated in 2018

Contractors are Raising Construction Prices Amid Tight Labor Market Conditions and Increases in the Cost of Many of the Materials they Use to Build Projects…

AGC: 79% of Construction Firms Plan to Expand Headcount in 2019, But Most Are Worried About Finding Qualified Workers

AGC: 79% of Construction Firms Plan to Expand Headcount in 2019, But Most Are Worried About Finding Qualified Workers

Seventy-nine percent of construction firms plan to expand their payrolls in 2019 but an almost equal percentage are worried about their ability to locate and…

Construction Employment Rises by 5,000 Jobs in November and 282,000 for the Year. Says AGC

Construction Employment Rises by 5,000 Jobs in November and 282,000 for the Year. Says AGC

Four Percent Year-over-Year Job Growth in Construction Exceeds Overall Growth But Industry is Struggling to Find Qualified Workers Construction employment increased by 5,000 jobs in…

Construction Spending Dips in October but Maintains Year-over-Year Gains, Says AGC

Construction Spending Dips in October but Maintains Year-over-Year Gains, Says AGC

Outlays Decline from Recent Peaks for Highways and Other Transportation, Water, Sewage and Conservation; Association Officials Note Bipartisan Support for Infrastructure but Say Legislation is…

Construction Spending Dips in October but Maintains Year-Over-Year Gains, Says AGC

Construction Spending Dips in October but Maintains Year-Over-Year Gains, Says AGC

Outlays Decline from Recent Peaks for Highways and Other Transportation, Water, Sewage and Conservation; Association Officials Note Bipartisan Support for Infrastructure but Say Legislation is…

Construction Employment Increases in 281 Metros from Oct. 2017-18, While 43 Metros Decrease, Says AGC

Construction Employment Increases in 281 Metros from Oct. 2017-18, While 43 Metros Decrease, Says AGC

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Midland, Texas Have Largest Gains over 12 Months; Middlesex-Monmouth-Ocean, N.J. Has Worst Total and Percentage Job Loss for the Year Construction…

Construction Spending Increases to Record High of $1.329 Trillion, According to AGC

Construction Spending Increases to Record High of $1.329 Trillion, According to AGC

Construction Spending Should Stay Robust through Early 2019, But Trade Disputes, Workforce Shortages and Rising Interest Rates Threaten to Undermine Long-Term Growth in Construction Demand,…

AGC: New Congress Has a Unique Opportunity to Work Together to Improve Infrastructure and Develop a Workforce

AGC: New Congress Has a Unique Opportunity to Work Together to Improve Infrastructure and Develop a Workforce

Noting Bipartisan Support for Infrastructure, Construction Official Urges Congress to Make the Issue a Top Priority in Early 2019; Promises Association Will Be Vigilant Against…