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Construction Employment Changes Little in January

By February 5, 2021Housing
Total payroll employment rose by 49,000 and the unemployment rate fell to 6.3% for the month. The labor market continues its slow recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In January, residential construction employment remined unchanged virtually (-600), after increasing for eight straight months. Meanwhile, non-residential construction lost 1,900 positions, after four consecutive months of gain. Currently, job gains in residential construction… Read More ›