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Unemployment Down, Positive Signs for Construction Industry


A recent AGC analysis showed that construction unemployment for May 2013 was the lowest in the past five years, another sign of recovery for the industry.  The employment increase occurred in both the residential and non-residential sectors.  While these statistics are encouraging for both construction firms and labor, it highlights the shortage of skilled construction labor and the need for additional funding and support for education for the trades.

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