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AGC: Construction Employment Grows in 71% of Metro Areas

AGC: Construction Employment Grows in 71% of Metro Areas

| August 2, 2019

National – Construction employment grew in 253, or 71%, out of 358 metro areas between June 2018 and June 2019, declined in 61 and was unchanged in 44, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. The Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, Ariz. metro area added the most construction jobs […]

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AGC Statement on American Dream and Promise Act of 2019

AGC Statement on American Dream and Promise Act of 2019

| June 5, 2019

The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, released the following statement in response to the passage in the U.S. House of Representatives of the American Dream and Promise Act of 2019, a measure to offer conditional green cards and extend work authorizations to individuals who are in the […]

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AGC: Construction Employment Increases in 32 States

AGC: Construction Employment Increases in 32 States

| May 20, 2019

National – Forty-three states added construction jobs between April 2018 and April 2019, while construction employment increased in 32 states and the District of Columbia from March to April, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released recently. Association officials said the strong gains show demand for […]

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AGC: Construction Employment Increases in 37 States in 2018

AGC: Construction Employment Increases in 37 States in 2018

| March 26, 2019

National – Thirty-seven states added construction jobs between February 2018 and February 2019, although construction employment increased in only 16 states between January and February, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data just released. Association officials said the slowdown may reflect the impact of widespread severe weather […]

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AGC: Construction Employment Increases, 33 States Add Jobs

AGC: Construction Employment Increases, 33 States Add Jobs

| March 12, 2019

National – Forty-four states added construction jobs between January 2018 and January 2019, while 33 states added construction jobs between December and January, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data just released. Nearly four out of five construction firms expect to add employees in 2019, based on […]

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AGC Reports Increase in Construction Employment in 2018

AGC Reports Increase in Construction Employment in 2018

| January 21, 2019

National – Forty-three states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between December 2017 and December 2018, while 36 states added construction jobs between November and December, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released recently. Association officials cautioned that growing labor shortages and trade disputes […]

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AGC: Construction Costs Dipped, Prices Accelerated in 2018

AGC: Construction Costs Dipped, Prices Accelerated in 2018

| January 16, 2019

National – After a year marked by numerous price spikes, construction costs declined in December but remained elevated compared to year-earlier prices, while prices of new buildings also moved higher, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new Labor Department data. Association officials noted that the cost of many construction […]

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AGC of America Update: Construction Employment Increases

AGC of America Update: Construction Employment Increases

| August 1, 2018

National – Construction employment increased in 272 (76 percent) out of 358 metro areas between June 2017 and June 2018, declined in 44 (12 percent) and was unchanged in 42, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted that, for now at […]

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Bertram Honored With NH Ethics Award

Bertram Honored With NH Ethics Award

| May 10, 2018

Manchester, NH – Gary Bertram, retired executive of Hutter Construction, New Ipswich, N.H., has been named as the recipient of the 22nd annual New Hampshire Construction Industry Ethics Award. The award honors the “individual, business or organization that, through its words and deeds, best demonstrates a commitment to upholding the highest ethical standards in construction.” […]

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Construction Employment Rises

| March 15, 2018

Arlington, VA – Thirty-five states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between January 2017 and January 2018, while 32 states and D.C. added construction jobs between December and January, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released recently.  Association officials cautioned, however, that newly-imposed tariffs […]

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