Nonresidential construction spending declined 0.3 percent in March, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data released today. Nonresidential spending, which totaled $740.9 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized basis, has expanded 2.5 percent […]
“Winter months are notoriously seasonal and subject to construction employment fluctuation based on weather patterns as opposed to economic forces.” —ABC Chief Economist Anirban Basu.
Despite the addition of 28,000 jobs in January, the nation’s construction industry unemployment rate shot […]
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today criticized two proposed rulemakings issued by the Obama administration.
The first proposed rulemaking, expected to be issued June 22 by the National Labor Relations Board, would take steps that would likely cut the period for […]