146 Out of 337 Metro Areas Lost Construction Jobs Between October 2010 & 2011
December 05, 2011

Construction employment declined in 146 out of 337 metropolitan areas between October 2010 and October 2011, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by AGC. 

Association officials noted that many communities continue to lose construction jobs even as a federal program to invest in highway, transit and other infrastructure construction have been stalled in Congress for years.

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