AGC analysis released June 26 showed construction employment increased in 126
out of 337 areas for which BLS provides construction data (including divisions
of larger metros), declined in 164 and stayed stagnant in 47.
the past two years, construction employment was virtually unchanged but the number
of unemployed hardhats fell by 605,000, suggesting workers are quitting
construction, either to take jobs elsewhere, return to school, retire or
otherwise leave the workforce.
Te fact is simple: North Carolina-based plumbing wholesaler Murray Supply Co. made a strong surge in Supply House Times’ Premier 125 survey from 2011 to 2012. The explanations of this rise aren’t so simple.