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Construction’s Labor Gap Could Bring a Hiring Evolution

Article-Construction’s Labor Gap Could Bring a Hiring Evolution

Ted Russell/Alamy Stock Photo High steel construction workers building office tower at sunset New York City.
As tradesworkers expect more from their jobs, some general contractors could shift toward self-perform.

This year’s spring construction season could see a change in how firms hire new workers.

Despite January data implying the demand for construction jobs was slowing, the number of open positions for which contractors were hiring grew again in February, according to a report from Associated Builders and Contractors.

So, contrary to how things looked earlier this year, construction’s labor shortage remains elevated.

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