Only Eight States Top February Peak in Construction Employment Despite Gains in 32 States Last Month; More Losses Loom Without Loan Renewal

Denise GillinUncategorized

By Construction Business Owner

Only eight states and the District of Columbia have recouped the severe pandemic-induced losses of construction jobs that occurred last spring, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data. Association officials warned that job losses will become even more widespread unless lawmakers promptly renew and expand the loan program that enabled firms to temporarily retain and rehire many workers.

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