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Construction employment reaches highest level since October 2008
6/16/2017

Construction employment increased by 11,000 jobs in May, reaching the highest level since October 2008, according to www.agc.org. However, the labor shortage likely limited the number of new jobs added last month. The construction sector's unemployment rate in May was 5.3 percent, up slightly from 5.2 percent a year ago but one of the lowest May levels in decades. Find more information here.