CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 39 STATES OVER PAST 12 MONTHS; 17 STATES ADD JOBS IN MARCH FOLLOWING EARLY HIRING DURING MILD WINTER

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 today. Association officials noted that contractors in most states remain busy for now but worry about not being…