36,000 Construction Positions Created; National Unemployment Unchanged
February 6, 2018
The January Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation report revealed another strong month of job growth, with steady increases in the construction sector. Specialty construction dominated construction job growth with 26,300 positions added.
It should come as no surprise to most employers that today's workplace has come to be regarded as the most regulated place in America. It is so because of one simple fact. The federal government, state government, and even local entities, such as cities, can and do issue workplace rules and regulations that require employers to do or not do a myriad of things.
National construction employment added 16,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in June, according to an analysis of data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Overall construction employment expanded 3.1 percent on a year-over-year basis, easily outpacing the year-over-year growth rate of 1.6 percent for all non-farm industries.
Part of Governor’s ‘Fighting for Florida’s Future’ tour
May 23, 2017
Florida Gov. Rick Scott visited RGF Environmental Group Inc. during his “Fighting for Florida’s Future” tour. A global manufacturer headquartered in Riviera Beach, Florida, RGF has created more than 50 new jobs over the past four years, currently employs more than 130 Floridians, and is actively seeking new hires to fill 25 new work stations.
Specialty trade contractors continue to dominate construction employment
April 11, 2017
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its March employment data, which revealed a slowing of job growth from previous months. A clear bright spot in the report was the 7,300 new jobs in nonresidential specialty trade construction.
National construction employment started 2017 on a high note, adding 36,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in January, according to analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The 0.5 percent increase represents the best month for construction employment growth since March of 2016.
Has grown to a nationwide company in the cold storage and food processing industry
August 8, 2016
Innovative Refrigeration Systems, a designer, fabricator, and installer of customized turnkey industrial refrigeration systems, announced it will invest $1.6 million and create 100 new jobs over the next three years.