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Construction Association Sues To Block Biden Administration’s Unlawful Effort To Expand The Reach Of The Decades-Old Davis-Bacon Law

By andrea@agcfla.build | November 7, 2023 | Comments Off on Construction Association Sues To Block Biden Administration’s Unlawful Effort To Expand The Reach Of The Decades-Old Davis-Bacon Law

Tue, 11/07/2023 – 14:08 Administration Lacks the Legal Authority to Expand Coverage to Areas Specifically Excluded in the Law, or to Retroactively Impose Davis-Bacon Stipulations…

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Construction Sector Adds 23,000 Jobs In October As Unemployment Rate Falls To 4.0 Percent; Record Job Openings Point To Need For More Workers

By andrea@agcfla.build | November 3, 2023 | Comments Off on Construction Sector Adds 23,000 Jobs In October As Unemployment Rate Falls To 4.0 Percent; Record Job Openings Point To Need For More Workers

Fri, 11/03/2023 – 11:19 Both Residential and Nonresidential Firms Boost Employment as Average Hourly Pay for Construction Craft Workers Increases 5.4 Percent over the Year,…

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Construction Spending Increases 0.4 Percent As Record-high September Job Openings Imply Contractors Are Struggling To Keep Up With Demand

By andrea@agcfla.build | November 1, 2023 | Comments Off on Construction Spending Increases 0.4 Percent As Record-high September Job Openings Imply Contractors Are Struggling To Keep Up With Demand

Wed, 11/01/2023 – 12:31 Both Residential and Nonresidential Spending Post Monthly Increases while Sharp Decline in Hiring Suggests Further Growth in Spending May Be Difficult…

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Construction Employment Rises In 43 States & D.C. From September 2022 To September 2023, While 28 States & D.C. Added Employees Last Month

By andrea@agcfla.build | October 20, 2023 | Comments Off on Construction Employment Rises In 43 States & D.C. From September 2022 To September 2023, While 28 States & D.C. Added Employees Last Month

Fri, 10/20/2023 – 12:14 Texas and Wyoming Top Lists of Year-over-Year Gains, While Missouri, North Dakota Record the Worst Losses; Oregon and Rhode Island Lead in…

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Construction Industry Kicks Off Week-Long Focus On Diversity & Inclusion With “Toolbox Talk” Among Workers At K.C. Current Stadium Project

By andrea@agcfla.build | October 16, 2023 | Comments Off on Construction Industry Kicks Off Week-Long Focus On Diversity & Inclusion With “Toolbox Talk” Among Workers At K.C. Current Stadium Project

Mon, 10/16/2023 – 11:54 Local Activity is One of Thousands Planned Across the Country as Part of Construction Inclusion Week, an Industry-Wide Effort to Foster…

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Construction Employment Rises By 11,000 Jobs In September But Firms Struggle To Fill Openings Despite 5.5 Percent Increase In Hourly Pay

By admin@agcfla.build | October 6, 2023 | Comments Off on Construction Employment Rises By 11,000 Jobs In September But Firms Struggle To Fill Openings Despite 5.5 Percent Increase In Hourly Pay

Employment Dips at Nonresidential Firms, As Industry’s 3.8 Percent Unemployment Rate and Large Number of Job Openings Point to Difficulty Finding Qualified Workers in Tight…

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Construction Spending Grows 0.5 Percent In August To A $1.98 Trillion Annual Rate With Widespread Residential And Nonresidential Gains

By andrea@agcfla.build | October 2, 2023 | Comments Off on Construction Spending Grows 0.5 Percent In August To A $1.98 Trillion Annual Rate With Widespread Residential And Nonresidential Gains

Mon, 10/02/2023 – 12:08 All Major Segments Post Year-over-Year Increases, While Strength in Manufacturing, Power, Office, and Highway and Street Construction Offsets Declines in Commercial…

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Construction Employment Increases In 223 Of 358 Metro Areas Between August 2022 And August 2023 As Contractors Try To Keep Up With Demand

By andrea@agcfla.build | September 27, 2023 | Comments Off on Construction Employment Increases In 223 Of 358 Metro Areas Between August 2022 And August 2023 As Contractors Try To Keep Up With Demand

Wed, 09/27/2023 – 10:30 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas, and Baton Rouge, La. Register the Largest Number and Percent of Job Gains; Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, Texas and Kankakee, Ill.…

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78 Percent Of Civil Contractors Expect Project Backlog Increase Or Remain The Same As Infrastructure Funding Kicks In, New Study By AGC And Procore Finds

By andrea@agcfla.build | September 26, 2023 | Comments Off on 78 Percent Of Civil Contractors Expect Project Backlog Increase Or Remain The Same As Infrastructure Funding Kicks In, New Study By AGC And Procore Finds

Tue, 09/26/2023 – 10:52 Labor Shortages & Productivity Challenges Threaten to Undermine Success in Building New Infrastructure Projects, Firms Eager to Embrace Technologies to Help…

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Construction Employment Rises In 45 States & D.C. From August 2022 To August 2023, While 32 States & D.C. Add Employees Between July & August

By andrea@agcfla.build | September 19, 2023 | Comments Off on Construction Employment Rises In 45 States & D.C. From August 2022 To August 2023, While 32 States & D.C. Add Employees Between July & August

Tue, 09/19/2023 – 11:40 Texas and Wyoming Top Lists of Year-over-Year Gains, While Missouri, North Dakota Record the Worst Losses; California and Wyoming Lead in Monthly…

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