Labor Department


Construction Employment Increases in 40 States and D.C. From July 2018 to July 2019

Forty states added construction jobs between July 2018 and July 2019, while construction employment increased in 25 states from June to July, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released Aug....


Construction Costs Dip in December But Most Materials, Services Prices Accelerate in 2018

After a year marked by numerous price spikes, construction costs declined in December but remained elevated compared to year-earlier prices, while prices of new buildings also moved higher, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new Labor Department data....


Construction Employment Rises In 45 States, D.C. Between Sept '17, '18

Forty-five states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between September 2017 and September 2018, while 29 states and D.C. added construction jobs between August and September, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released Oct....


AGC Reports Construction Input Costs Rise 6.2 Percent Through August

Prices for goods and services used in construction costs climbed 6.2 percent over the past year, intensifying a cost squeeze on contractors grappling with widespread labor shortages, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new Labor Department data....


Construction Employment Rises In 45 States, D.C.

Forty-five states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between July 2017 and July 2018, while 29 states and D.C. added construction jobs between June and July, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released Aug....


AGC Releases Latest Construction Employment Numbers by Sate

Forty-one states added construction jobs between June 2016 and June 2017 amid continuing widespread demand for construction services, while 25 states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between May and June, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released July 21....