Nonfarm payroll employment in July increased by 157,000, seasonally adjusted, from June and by 2,400,000 (1.6%) year-over-year (y/y), the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported today. The unemployment rate edged down to 3.9% from 4.0% in June.
Construction employment, not seasonally adjusted, rose from June 2017 to June 2018 in 272 (76%) of the 358 metro areas (including divisions of larger metros) for which the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) provides construction employment
Seasonally adjusted construction employment rose in 43 states and the District of Columbia year-over-year (y/y) from June 2017 to June 2018, declined in six states and was unchanged in Hawaii, an AGC analysis
The producer price index (PPI) for final demand in June, not seasonally adjusted, rose 0.4% from May and 3.4% year-over-year (y/y) from June 2017, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported on July 11.
BSU CM is again offering an AEC Project Management course starting in August. The course is designed for individuals in the construction industry, or those tied to the construction industry to gain a greater understanding of the AEC Project Management process.
Previous attendees have included; Project Management Assistants, Safety and Risk Mangers, HR personnel, Insurance and Bonding agents, Lawyers, Architects, and Engineers.
Below, please find a postcard announcing the start of the 30-day public comment period for the draft Idaho Transportation Investment Program. The comment period runs from Sunday, July 1, through Monday, July 30.