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Transportation employment remains steady in October

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 08, 2013

Transportation employment remains steady in October

The transportation sector maintained 4,493,600 jobs in October, the same number that were available in September, according to statistics released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In comparison, overall employment in the U.S. increased by ...

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Transportation sector gains 12,000 jobs in August

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 06, 2013

Transportation sector gains 12,000 jobs in August

Transportation employment grew by 12,000 jobs to 4,463,500 in August, according to a report from The Hill. The figures come from statistics released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), which showed that the transportation sector’s growth joins gains of ...

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Transportation employment drops by 5,100 in June

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 08, 2013

Transportation employment drops by 5,100 in June

The transportation sector lost 5,100 jobs in June, despite gains of 195,000 jobs in the overall U.S. economy, according to The Hill. The figures come from a Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report, which showed that employment in the transportation sector ...

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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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Transportation construction investments generate $354 billion in annual U.S. economic activity

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 24, 2013

Transportation construction investments generate $354 billion in annual U.S. economic activity

The money invested in employment and purchases in the transportation construction industry generates $354 billion--or 2.25 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP)--annually in United States economic activity, according to an American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) report. The report, ...

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Transportation experiences 28,000-job loss in March

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 05, 2013

Transportation experiences 28,000-job loss in March

Despite a decrease in national unemployment, the transportation sector experienced a decrease of 28,000 jobs in March, The Hill reported. Transportation employment decreased from 4,469,900 in February to 4,467,100 in March, marking the fourth consecutive month of transportation job losses. Transit and ...

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Construction employment rises

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 09, 2012

The construction industry was up 21,000 jobs in January, likely due to two months of unseasonably mild winter weather. The Associated General Contractors of America released data attributing the higher temperatures to the two-year high in employment for the industry. However, ...

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Nonresidential construction employment increases

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 09, 2012

Nonresidential construction employment increased in December by 17,000 despite a 16 percent decrease in overall construction employment. Associated General Contractors of America officials said unseasonably warm weather likely extended the construction season, benefitting construction employment. “Nonresidential construction is clearly driving last ...

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The Department of Labor: 45,000 jobs added in the first 3 months of 2010

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 05, 2010

Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 162,000 in March, and the unemployment rate held at 9.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on April 2. Temporary help services and health care continued to add jobs over the month. Employment in federal ...

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Construction unemployment now at 27.1 percent

Equipment World Staff - Mar 05, 2010

The construction unemployment rate jumped to 27.1 percent and construction employment dropped to a 14-year low as another 64,000 construction workers lost jobs in February, according to federal employment figures released today. The economy would have added jobs had it ...

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2009 a difficult year but 'devastating' to the construction industry

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 21, 2010

It's no secret that it's rough out there. It's been that way for a while now. But in the construction industry, we've been one of the hardest hit job sectors. While only 5 percent of the U.S. workforce, construction workers shouldered ...

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