Greater Des Moines construction hiring lags the state
Friday, June 28, 2013 3:39 PM
Greater Des Moines construction hiring has fell behind other Iowa metropolitan areas for the year ending in May, according to the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Over the year, Greater Des Moines lost 100 construction jobs, while the state gained 800. The Omaha-Council Bluffs area gained 1,400 jobs; the Quad Cities area gained 800 and Cedar Rapids picked up 300, the AGC said.