Trades’ talent dearth tempers strong construction employment figures
- Published: Tuesday, 07 July 2015 10:28
- Written by Concrete News
Sources: Associated General Contractors of America, Washington, D.C.
An AGC analysis of federal government data finds a mixed bag of positive indicators and growth constraints: Construction employment held steady in June at the highest level in six years; the number of unemployed workers with industry experience fell to the lowest total since 2001; and, contractors in many parts of the country are having a hard time finding enough qualified workers.