CONSTRUCTION SECTOR ADDS 16,000 JOBS IN JUNE FOLLOWING THREE-MONTH LULL AS INDUSTRY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPS TO LOWEST LEVEL IN SERIES HISTORY

Contractors Struggle to Fill Jobs despite Hourly Earnings 10 Percent Higher than Private-Sector Average; ¬†Association Officials Call for Measures to Make it Easier to Set Up Construction Training Programs Construction employment increased by 16,000 jobs in June to the highest level since October 2008, signaling a new burst of hiring after three months of pause,…