Construction Employment Increases in 34 States and D.C. from Dec. 2018-19, Says AGC

Construction Employment Increases in 34 States and D.C. from Dec. 2018-19, Says AGC

Thirty-four states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between December 2018 and December 2019, while construction employment increased in 29 states from November…

Construction Employment Increases by 20,000 in December and 151,000 in 2019, Says AGC

Construction Employment Increases by 20,000 in December and 151,000 in 2019, Says AGC

Survey Finds Optimism about 2020 along with Even Tighter Labor Supply as Construction Unemployment Sets Record December Low; Association Calls for Government to Boost Career…

Construction Spending Climbs In November As 226 Out Of 358 Metro Areas Add Employees

Construction Spending Climbs In November As 226 Out Of 358 Metro Areas Add Employees

Construction spending rose 4.1 percent from November 2018 to November 2019, while industry employment grew in 226, or 63 percent, out of 358 metro areas,…

Construction Employment Increases In 38 States and DC from Nov. 2018-Nov. 2019, Says AGC

Construction Employment Increases In 38 States and DC from Nov. 2018-Nov. 2019, Says AGC

Thirty-eight states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between November 2018 and November 2019, while construction employment increased in 18 states from October…

Construction Employment Rises by 1,000 in Nov. and 146,000 in Last 12 Months, Says AGC

Construction Employment Rises by 1,000 in Nov. and 146,000 in Last 12 Months, Says AGC

Industry Continues to Add Workers Faster and Pay Higher Wages than Overall Economy as Association Officials Call on Congress and the White House to Pass…

Construction Spending Declines by 0.8% in October, Says AGC

Construction Spending Declines by 0.8% in October, Says AGC

Association Urge Quick Resolution to Trade Disputes and Uncertainty that are Contributing to Slower Construction spending declined 0.8 percent in October from September but topped…

Construction Employment Increases In 231 Out Of 358 Metro Areas From October 2018 To October 2019

Construction Employment Increases In 231 Out Of 358 Metro Areas From October 2018 To October 2019

Construction employment grew in 231, or 65 percent, out of 358 metro areas between October 2018 and October 2019, declined in 69 and was unchanged…

Construction Employment Rises in October but Spending Drops in Latest 12 Months

Construction Employment Rises in October but Spending Drops in Latest 12 Months

Construction employment increased by 10,000 jobs in October and by 148,000, or 2.0 percent, over the past 12 months, while construction spending decreased by 2.0…

Construction Employment Increases in 39 States and DC from Sept. 18-19, Says AGC

Construction Employment Increases in 39 States and DC from Sept. 18-19, Says AGC

Texas and Nevada Have Biggest Number and Percent of Annual Job Gains, While Louisiana Has Largest Losses; Texas and Hawaii Experience Largest One-Month Gains as…

Construction Employment Rises by 7,000 in September, But Hiring Slowdown Reflects Tight Market

Construction Employment Rises by 7,000 in September, But Hiring Slowdown Reflects Tight Market

Industry’s Job Gains and Average Hourly Earnings Outpace Broader Economy as Association Survey Finds Contractors Expect to Keep Hiring; Officials Urge Boost to Career and…

Construction Spending Inches Higher in August But Declines Year-to-Date, Says AGC

Construction Spending Inches Higher in August But Declines Year-to-Date, Says AGC

Association Survey Finds Projects Take Longer than Anticipated as Contractors Cope with Staffing Challenges; Officials Urge Increased Investment in Career and Technical Education, Greater Immigration…

Construction Employment Increases in 39 States and DC from Aug 2018-2019

Construction Employment Increases in 39 States and DC from Aug 2018-2019

Texas and North Dakota Have Biggest Number and Percent Annual Job Gains, While Louisiana and Vermont Lag; Florida and Nevada Experience Largest One-Month Gains as…

Construction Employment Increases in 40 States and DC from July 2018-19

Construction Employment Increases in 40 States and DC from July 2018-19

Texas and Wyoming Have Biggest Number and Percent of Annual Job Gains, While Louisiana Lags; Texas and Utah Experience Largest One-Month Gains as Ohio and…

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 Spending Diverges: Public Sector Surges, Nonresidential and Single-Family Homes Stall

Construction Spending Diverges: Public Sector Surges, Nonresidential and Single-Family Homes Stall

Results for First Four Months of 2019 Combined Show Ongoing Strength Aside from Single-Family Market; Association Officials Urge End to Tariffs That Pose Threat to…

Construction Employment Increases in 250 Out of 358 Metro Areas

Construction Employment Increases in 250 Out of 358 Metro Areas

Construction employment grew in 250 out of 358 metro areas between April 2018 and April 2019, declined in 53 and was unchanged in 55, according…

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…