AGC survey: 74% of contractors concerned over skilled worker shortage

A survey of nearly 700 construction firms by the Associated General Contractors of America found that 74% of respondents were experiencing difficulty in finding qualified craft workers. The AGC has called for reforms in immigration and education to help ease the lack of qualified candidates. "Many construction firms are already having a hard time finding qualified workers and expect construction labor shortages will only get worse," said Stephen Sandherr, CEO of the AGC.

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