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Construction unemployment dips to 13.2 percent despite loss of 6k jobs in April

Amanda Bayhi - May 03, 2013

Construction unemployment dips to 13.2 percent despite loss of 6k jobs in April

Despite a loss of  6,000 jobs in the construction industry in April, the industry’s unemployment rate fell to 13.2 percent for the month, our sister site, Equipment World, reported. Those figures follow a 14.7-percent jobless rate in March. In April, 5.79 million ...

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Good news, bad news on construction employment front

Staff Report - May 07, 2012

The construction industry lost 2,000 jobs in April, following similar declines of 3,000 in March and 1,000 in February, but still added 63,000 jobs over the past year as the industry unemployment rate shrank to 14.5 percent—the lowest April level ...

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Construction unemployment rate 13.3%, industry adds 26,000 jobs

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 07, 2011

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) reports that despite a stagnant national unemployment rate, the construction industry added 26,000 jobs in September and the unemployment rate improved to 13.3 percent for the month, according to the Department of Labor’s Oct. ...

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AGC: Construction industry adds 19,000 jobs

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 07, 2010

The construction industry added 19,000 jobs in August as a strike that had lowered employment in July ended, but the sector’s 17 percent unemployment rate was the highest August rate ever, according to a new analysis by the Associated General ...

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