Construction employment on the rise, but skilled labor shortage feared
Thursday, August 28, 2014 3:01 PM
Two out of three construction companies have faced a labor shortage over the last year, according to a survey conducted by SmartBrief on behalf of the Associated General Contractor of America. Although employment in the industry is surging -- an Aug. 1 report showed hiring is at its highest level since May 2009 -- there are signs that a skilled labor shortage could threaten projected growth and the ongoing recovery. Click here to read the report.