Section: AGC National
Construction Sector Adds 51,000 Jobs In December, But Gains Are Likely Temporary As New Industry Survey Finds Widespread Pessimism For 2021
Construction employment increased by 51,000 jobs in December, with gains for nonresidential as well as residential contractors, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data released today.
More Contractors Report Canceled Projects Than Starts, Survey Finds; Construction Employment Declined In Most Metros In Latest 12 Months
Construction firms are experiencing widespread project deferrals and cancellations, along with disruptions to ongoing work and few new project awards, as the economic damage from the pandemic drags down industry employment in metro areas across the nation, according to a new survey and an analysis of new government data that the Associated General Contractors of America released today.