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Jillian Stengel

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ABC: Construction Employment Increases By 32,000 in July

The construction industry added 32,000 jobs on net in July, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. On a year-over-year basis, industry employment has increased by 311,000 jobs, or 4.2%. Nonresidential construction employment increased by 18,300 positions on…
Jillian Stengel
August 5, 2022
NationalNews

ABC Urges Support for Senate Resolution That Preserves Construction Permitting Reforms, Reduces Costs and Delays

  WASHINGTON, Aug. 4—Associated Builders and Contractors Vice President of Legislative & Political Affairs Kristen Swearingen issued the following statement regarding today’s vote on a Congressional Review Act resolution introduced by Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, to overturn the Biden administration’s National Environmental Policy Act rule: “ABC strongly supports passage of…
Jillian Stengel
August 4, 2022
NationalNews

ABC: Construction Unemployment Is Under 2% in 10 States

The not seasonally adjusted national construction unemployment rate plunged 3.8% in June 2022 from June 2021, down from 7.5% to 3.7%. Meanwhile, all 50 states had lower unemployment rates over the same period, according to a state-by-state analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today by Associated Builders…
Jillian Stengel
August 3, 2022