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Contractors Struggle to Fill Jobs


AGC of America surveyed its membership across the United States and confirmed what you probably already knew:  Construction is booming and there isn’t enough good help to go around.  In Washington State, respondents to the survey have had trouble filling hourly and salaried positions in the current year, with an astronomical 76% of those surveyed reporting they couldn’t fill their hourly position openings.  Worker shortages in the skilled trades is having a real impact on the local and national construction industry.