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Austin construction projects delayed by poor supply of skilled workers
7/3/2019

Construction is booming in Austin, Texas, but a lack of skilled trade workers is leading to project delays, increased costs and reduced quality, experts say. Austin's low unemployment rate, which hit a 20-year low of 2.2% in May, is one factor; others include high housing prices that price some workers out of the market and a lack of educational focus on skilled trades, the experts say.

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