The National Labor Relations Board and the Department of Justice signed a new memorandum of understanding creating a partnership between the two agencies to “protect free and fair labor markets and ensure that workers can freely exercise their rights under the National Labor Relations Act.”
Thirty-nine states added construction jobs between March 2016 and March 2017 while 17 states added construction jobs between February and March, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released.
Florida and Oregon added the most jobs for the year, Mississippi and Alaska had the largest drops Florida and Louisiana topped the monthly list and California and Nebraska had the biggest month-to-month drops.
Thirty-two states added construction jobs in 2016 as a dearth of experienced workers kept contractors in many states from hiring as many employees as they would have preferred, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released today and the association's own survey.
Forty-four states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs in 2015 while construction employment increased in 39 states and D.C. between November and December amid strong demand for construction in most states, according to analysis of Labor Department data released by the Associated General Contractors of America.