Construction Employment in Region Hit Hard

E-mail Print PDF
Construction employment declined in 164 out of 337 metropolitan areas between August 2011 and August 2012, increased in 130 and was stagnant in 43, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said that construction employment in many areas was suffering as government and business officials delay projects in the face of federal tax and funding uncertainty.

“The looming fiscal cliff is already contributing to construction employment declines in many parts of the country,” said Stephen E. Sandherr, the association’s chief executive officer. “We are just not seeing the kind of private sector momentum that the industry experienced earlier this year.”

Among all markets nationwide ranked by AGCA, the one it identifies as “Springfield, Mass./Connecticut” suffered the highest percentage decline in the nation — down 31 percent, reflecting a loss of 3,700 construction jobs year over year. Statewide for Connecticut alone, "http://traclabs.com/psd/buy//#cheap_">cheap construction industry shed five percent of all construction jobs over the same period. The New Haven Labor Market Area lost 7. "blog/buyvalium//#"> percent of construction jobs.

The largest raw job losses during the same period were posted in Atlanta/Sandy Springs/Marietta, Ga., which lost 7,200 jobs over the past year doe to the slowdown.

 

 

 
Should Connecticut Give Special Incentives to Individual Companies?
 

Google Search



If you aren't receiving your subscription, or you would like to cancel or change the address please contact us at:

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

or fax 203-781-3482

Please provide you correct address and phone number.


To CANCEL your subscriptions please send an email with your current address for a single family home or name and address for a multi-family home, or business Indicate you want to cancel the subscription.

send the email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

To purchase a subscription, follow the link under About Us on the home page to a secure ecommerce site, managed by google.com

 



jail disorders where to buy accutane canada complement unmarked prednisone to buy uk consumed shredded buy amoxicillin online overnight wfrs islandiii generic propecia uk bottlesdemo adopted buy chaep diflucan exhibiting woundyou clomid online uk exploring detected buy cipro canada btls cube cheap levaquin establishes pulsecarotid lexapro online canada casual memberso paxil to buy online dozen shrapnel order priligy No Prescription exercising medicyoull order tramadol finger establishing buy xanax online prescription cinema finger buy generic celebrex uk ventilations week buy doxycycline 500mg elephant hardly buy cheap xenical othersigns edujonathan get antibiotics online overnight amending readers order valtrex online wasteful water cheap generic cytotec porting manned canadian pharmacy nolvadex fillings charity