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Jun 15, 2023

Construction employment rises in 42 states over the past 12 months

Construction employment increased in 42 states in April from a year earlier, while only 24 states added construction jobs from March to April, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said the monthly figures likely reflect the impact of low unemployment rates and workforce shortages as opposed to a drop[...]

Jan 9, 2023

Construction adds 28,000 net jobs in December after ‘flat’ job openings in November: ABC

ABC reported 28,000 more net jobs added to the construction industry in December in their latest analysis.

John Huggett - The Boldt Co.
Oct 13, 2022

ON THE LEVEL: Boldt’s Huggett talks about job opportunities, technology, direction of the construction industry

John Huggett, who was recently promoted to vice president of central operations at The Boldt Co., said the firm is casting a wide net for construction candidates during Careers in Construction month.

Aug 4, 2022

Applications for US jobless claims up again last week

More Americans applied for jobless benefits last week as the number of unemployed continues to rise modestly, though the labor market remains one of the strongest parts of the U.S. economy.

Jul 21, 2022

Wisconsin employment nearly back to pre-pandemic level

A new report on Wisconsin employment shows the state is just about where it was before the coronavirus pandemic hit, but that the recovery has been uneven.

Jun 17, 2022

Wisconsin construction employment up for the year but down from April to May

Wisconsin was among 43 states that showed a year-over-year increase in construction employment in May.

Jun 1, 2022

US job openings decline from record level but remain high

The white-hot demand for U.S. workers cooled a bit in April, though the number of unfilled jobs remains high and companies are still desperate to hire more people.

May 26, 2022

Fewer Americans apply for jobless benefits last week

Fewer Americans applied for jobless aid last week with the number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits already near five-decade lows.

Apr 21, 2022

Fewest Americans collecting jobless aid since 1970

Applications for unemployment benefits inched down last week as the total number of Americans collecting aid fell to its lowest level in more than 50 years.

Apr 4, 2022

Unemployment rates increase demand for college students

Wisconsin college students and recent graduates are in high demand as state and national unemployment rates continue to drop, according to higher education career placement workers.

Apr 1, 2022

US adds 431,000 jobs in March in sign of economic strength

America's employers extended a streak of robust hiring in March, adding 431,000 jobs in a sign of the economy's resilience in the face of a still-destructive pandemic, Russia's war against Ukraine and the highest inflation in 40 years.

Mar 4, 2022

US added 678,000 jobs in February in sign of economic health

U.S. employers added a robust 678,000 jobs in February, another gain that underscored the economy's solid health as the omicron wave fades and more Americans venture out to spend at restaurants, shops and hotels despite surging inflation.


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