AGC of America announces its Twentieth Annual Construction Safety Excellence Awards sponsored by Willis Towers Watson. Please visit www.agc.org/CSEA to access the application. The deadline for submitting entries to AGC is Friday, December 14, 2018.
Construction employment, not seasonally adjusted, increased between August 2017 and August 2018 in 287 (80%) 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 45 states and the District of Columbia year-over-year (y/y) from July 2017 to July 2018, held steady in two states and declined in three states—the smallest number of states with y/y decreases since May 2015—an AGC
The producer price index (PPI) for final demand in July, not seasonally adjusted, was unchanged from June and up 3.3% year-over-year (y/y) from July 2017, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on August 9.
Idaho Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter has proclaimed October "Careers in Construction" Month. If you are interested in participating in any events or would like the Idaho AGC to acknowledge your company's participation in any events for Careers in Construction Month, please contact Kristy Watson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 208.472.0451.
AGC of America is proud to announce the launch of the 2019 JLT Build America Awards! AGC members who meet the competition requirements are encouraged to apply online for some much-deserved recognition.
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.