Items Tagged with 'Bureau of Labor Statistics'


Specialty trade contractors lead employment surge

November 27, 2015
The U.S. construction industry added more jobs in October than during the previous four months combined, according to an analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read More

Stronger dollar, weaker global economy impact input prices

November 20, 2015
The Producer Price Index for inputs to construction industries declined for a fourth consecutive month in October, according to an analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics data released this month. Read More

Don’t count on government for the American Dream

June 26, 2015
Although the 114th Congress is active, the looming fiscal crisis is one-half-year closer. Read More

State construction jobs increase from last year

Most states added industry jobs largely because of public sector spending.

January 3, 2014
The number of construction jobs in Michigan grew over the past year, but not at a rate that would rank the state as a top job gainer in the industry nationwide. Read More