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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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Construction Employment At 10 Year High

| July 9, 2018

Arlington, VA – Construction employment increased by 13,000 jobs in June and by 282,000 jobs over the past year, reaching a 10-year high, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said many construction firms appear to be more willing to hire amid lower tax rates […]

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Construction Employment Increases

Construction Employment Increases

| February 6, 2018

Arlington, VA – Construction employment increased in 269 out of 358 metro areas between December 2016 and December 2017, declined in 43 and stagnated in 46, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said new infrastructure funding would help ensure firms continue […]

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National Construction Group Provides Nearly $200K to Texas Construction Workers

| January 19, 2018

National  – The AGC Charities Inc., the charitable arm of the Associated General Contractors of America, is providing 83 construction workers in Texas with a total of $195,000 in donated funds to help cover losses they incurred as a result of Hurricane Harvey. The checks, which amount to $2,350 per construction workers, are intended to help […]

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AGC of America Reports on National Construction Employment

AGC of America Reports on National Construction Employment

| November 1, 2017

National – Construction employment increased in 250 out of 358 metro areas between September 2016 and September 2017, declined in 56 and stagnated in 52, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted that continued strong demand for construction is placing new […]

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