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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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St. Louis Company Sets Standards For Recruiting A Diverse Workforce

St. Louis Company Sets Standards For Recruiting A Diverse Workforce

| March 8, 2018

St. Louis, MO – According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction jobs will grow faster than the average for all other occupations from 2014 to 2024. Despite the apparent abundance of construction work, St. Louis trades, unions and construction companies continue to struggle to find qualified, diverse workers. Minority-owned The UP Companies (UPCO), which […]

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Construction Employment Increases, Demand Remains Steady, Labor Market Stays Tight

Construction Employment Increases, Demand Remains Steady, Labor Market Stays Tight

| December 3, 2014 |

National – Construction employment expanded in 228 metro areas, declined in 64 and was stagnant in 47 between October 2013 and October 2014, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said the construction job gains come as new federal figures show year-over-year growth […]

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AGC Welcomes Brian O’Donnell to its Staff

AGC Welcomes Brian O’Donnell to its Staff

| November 25, 2013 |

Wellesley MA –Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Massachusetts recently announced that Brian O’Donnell has joined the Association staff as director of labor relations.  He will be stepping into the role held by Dave Powell, who is retiring  after 19 years of service. O’Donnell was most recently the Director of the Regulatory and Compliance Division of the […]

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