CONSTRUCTION FIRMS ADD 19,000 JOBS IN NOVEMBER AS SECTOR HITS EIGHT-YEAR HIGH IN EMPLOYMENT, BUT DROP IN INFRASTRUCTURE SPENDING SLOWS GROWTH

AGC of America – News Release December 2, 2016

Construction employers added 19,000 jobs in November, reaching the highest employment level since November 2008, but a drop in public sector investments in construction projects held down employment among heavy and civil engineering firms, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted that recent construction spending numbers show a decline in most categories of infrastructure investment.
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