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Industry Wants Fed Help to Tackle Labor Shortages

If you believe the projections, the construction industry could see hundreds of thousands of new jobs as a result of the bipartisan infrastructure bill. The industry just needs fed buy-in for skilled worker training while it waits for shovels to hit the dirt on coming infrastructure projects....


Filling the Labor Pool — Post-Pandemic, Construction Industry Wants Workers to Jump in

Emerging from the coronavirus pandemic, contactors are struggling to fill crews. Construction employment dropped by 20,000 from April to May, the third decline in the previous four months. That's further challenged the industry, which for years has faced a stagnant labor pool....


Apprenticeship Program Makes Big Difference in Recruitment

Thanks to a Pre-Apprenticeship Program in Heavy Highway Construction, lives are changing. It's no secret that constructing highways and bridges (aka heavy highway construction) is an exciting field with higher than average job growth....


Retraining Vs. Recruiting in the Times of COVID

Employing skilled labor is a process: Identifying potential workers, recruiting them and training them. The industry has dedicated resources to attracting junior-high and high-school students for careers in construction....


AGC Names Universities as Outstanding Student Construction Chapters of 2019

Missouri State University, Colorado State University and Boise State University were recognized as the nation's most outstanding student construction chapters of 2019, the Associated General Contractors of America announced....


Economists Make 2020 Construction Predictions

Construction economists are not sugarcoating their outlook on the industry in 2020. The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (ELFF) forecasts slower growth in the economy next year, and predicts equipment investment will be weak....


'Ignite Your Future'... Towmaster Sponsors Career Event at Ridgewater College

Towmaster Trailers and Truck Equipment is one of several sponsors of a new hands-on, interactive and fun career exploration event that connects education and industry for high school sophomores in central Minnesota....


AGC of California Launches 'Build California' Initiative

Associated General Contractors of California and the AGC Construction Education Foundation launched Build California, a comprehensive workforce development initiative created to inspire, engage, and activate the next generation of California's construction workforce....


Deutz Seeks to Close Skills Gap With MFG Day

On Oct. 2, Deutz Corporation partnered with ResourceMFG, an EmployBridge Company, to host Manufacturing Day (MFG DAY) for approximately 40 students from nearby Jackson County Schools and Lanier Technical College....


AGC Warns of Labor Shortage Despite Toledo's Growth

A July 31 press conference in Toledo, Ohio, organized by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and the AGC of Northwest Ohio highlighted the results of monthly analysis of U.S. Department of Labor data on construction employment in the nation's 358 metropolitan centers between June 2018 and June 2019....







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