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June Construction Employment Skyrockets


Great news for contractors! Per an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America, or AGC, employment within the construction province has bloomed from May to June in 31 states and the District of Columbia.

“The widespread job gains in June follow even more universal increases in May,” proclaimed Ken Simonson, ABC’s chief economist. “But the government’s employment snapshot was based on payrolls during the week of June 12. More recent data collected by Procore on hours worked on job sites suggests employment topped out around mid-June and may have begun to decline.”

Massachusetts took the lead in creating the most significant percentage of construction jobs (16.3 percent, 19,700 construction jobs), while New York added the most construction jobs from May to June (42,000 jobs or 14.2 percent).

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