CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 224 OUT OF 358 METRO AREAS BETWEEN MARCH 2016 AND 2017 AS NEW TAX PROPOSAL MAY BOOST FUTURE GROWTH

Construction employment increased in 224 out of 358 metro areas between March 2016 and March 2017, declined in 92 and stagnated in 42, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted that a recent proposal by the Trump administration to reform the…