Construction unemployment improves in 47 states
from ABC via For Construction Pros
June not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates improved in 47 states and the nation on a year-over-year basis according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis. The national construction unemployment rate of 4.6 percent was 1.7 percent lower than a year ago according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Further, the industry boasted its lowest June rate since 2000 when it matched this June's 4.6 percent rate. BLS data also showed that the industry employed 229,000 more people than in June 2015.
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