Construction hiring not keeping pace with rebound

Construction hiring not keeping pace with rebound

Housing construction is booming, but the industry is struggling to keep up with its workforce down 38%.

U.S. builders and the subcontractors they depend on are struggling to hire fast enough to meet rising demand for new homes. Builders would be starting work on more homes — and contributing more to the economy — if they could fill more job openings.

In the meantime, workers in the right locations with the right skills are commanding higher pay.

Read more at The Register-Guard.

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