Analysis: Housing-market improvement may boost construction jobs

12/23/2012 | Wall Street Journal, The

The recovery in the housing market could prompt construction companies to hire more workers as demand begins to grow, according to this article. The average workweek for construction workers reached 39.4 hours during the past two months, hitting its highest level in six years. "You're only going to work your existing workforce so hard. You need to hire people at some point," said Joseph LaVorgna, an economist with Deutsche Bank.

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