29,000 new construction jobs were added in the month of February, according to the latest Labor Department report released on Friday. This is extremely encouraging news, in light of the brutal winter that has gripped much of the Northeast region of the country.
Construction jobs are expected to continue increasing heading into the Spring and Summer months, which of course, is great news for our loyal Blades Direct customers.
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Construction Adds 29,000 Jobs In February
U.S construction firms added 29,000 workers to their payrolls in February, extending the industry’s streak of employment gains to 14 months.
The industry now employs 6.353 million Americans, according to preliminary data from the Labor Department.
The new data also revised the employment figure for January upward from the previously reported 6.314 million, to 6.324 million. The revision increased January’s monthly gain from the previously reported 39,000 to 49,000. READ MORE