Residential Construction Industry Contributes to Monthly Job Growth


The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the Employment Situation for May 2018. Jobs increased by 223,000 and the unemployment rate edged down to 3.8% in May. The growth rate of average hourly earnings accelerated slightly to 2.7%, but growth has largely been flat since 2016. The release also indicates that the number of construction jobs rose by 25,000 in… Read More ›

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