CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT ROSE IN 25 STATES AND D.C. BETWEEN JUNE 2011 AND 2012 BUT SHRANK IN 27 STATES IN THE LATEST MONTH AS PUBLIC CUTS OFFSET PRIVATE GAINS

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT ROSE IN 25 STATES AND D.C. BETWEEN JUNE 2011 AND 2012 BUT SHRANK IN 27 STATES IN THE LATEST MONTH AS PUBLIC CUTS OFFSET PRIVATE GAINS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 20, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Construction employment increased in just half the states plus the District of Columbia from June 2011 to June 2012, but declined in a slim majority of states in the past month, according to an analysis of Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America.

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