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August Unemployment Rates Lower in 311 of 372 Metropolitan Areas

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August unemployment rates were lower in 311 of the 372 metropolitan areas than at the same time in 2012, but higher in 47 areas, and unchanged in 14 others, according to the latest U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. And many … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increases in 201 of 339 Metro Areas From July 2012 to July 2013

Construction employment gains spread to more metropolitan areas between July 2012 and July 2013 than in previous months, but full recovery remained elusive as only a few areas have exceeded pre-recession employment records, according to a new analysis of federal … Continue reading

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Twenty-Seven States See Rise in Construction Employment in May

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A construction industry ravaged by the recession received some promising news with word that the majority of states experienced an increase in construction employment during the month of May. The recently released figures, which came from an analysis of Labor … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Decreases in 33 States from March to April

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A recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that construction employment decreased in 33 states from March 2013 to April 2013. The largest decrease was seen in Vermont, where those employed in construction dropped from 14,300 to 13,400—a … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increases in 30 States from February to March

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A recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that construction employment rose in 30 states from February 2013 to March 2013. The largest increase was seen in Connecticut, where those employed in construction rose from 50,700 to 53,600—an … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increases in 41 States from December to January

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A recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that construction employment rose in 41 states from December 2012 to January 2013. The largest increase was seen in Wyoming, where those employed in construction rose from 21,800 to 22,800—an … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increases in 33 States from November to December

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A recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that construction employment rose in 33 states from November 2012 to December 2012. The largest increase was seen in Wisconsin, where those employed in construction rose from 84.6 thousand to … Continue reading

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