Industry employment strong to start 2019
from U.S. Glass
The year kicked off with a bang in terms of glass-related construction and manufacturing employment, according to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The construction industry as a whole added jobs at a 4.7 percent rate from January 2018 to January 2019. The nonresidential specialty trades contractor sector, which includes glaziers and ironworkers, increased employment by 4.3 percent in January from the same time a year ago. Residential specialty trades also saw strong year-over-year growth, adding jobs at a 4.3 percent rate.
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