11/30/2012

There is a dearth of construction workers in several states, including Florida, Texas, Iowa and Arizona, despite the industry losing 2.2 million employees between 2007 and 2011. Increasing demand for labor and a lack of workers have surprised builders, so they are coping partly by paying more overtime, said Ken Simonson, chief economist of Associated General Contractors of America.

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