Construction employment decreased in 225, or 62%, out of 358 metro areas between June 2019 and last month, despite widespread increases from May to June, according to an analysis of government data that the Associated General Contractors of America has released. Association officials urged government officials to enact liability reform, boost infrastructure investments and extend tax credits to help the industry recover and rebuild.
62% of metros shed construction jobs from June 2019 to June 2020
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