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Construction employment remains at 5.798 million in August

Posted By Amanda Bayhi On September 6, 2013 @ 2:02 pm In Aggbeat Online,News | No Comments

shutterstock_67044274 [1]U.S. construction employment remained flat in August, keeping July’s mark [2] of 5.798 million, according to our sister site, Equipment World [3].

The information comes from preliminary Bureau of Labor Statistics (BTS) data, which show that construction employment has grown by 3 percent in the past year.

The unemployment rate also remained unchanged at 9.1 percent.

The U.S. saw a gain of 169,000 jobs in all industries in August, while the total unemployment rate fell to 7.3 percent.

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[2] July’s mark: http://www.aggman.com/construction-industry-loses-6000-jobs-in-july/

[3] according to our sister site, Equipment World: http://www.equipmentworld.com/construction-employment-flat-in-august-amid-weak-u-s-jobs-report/

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