Construction Worker Shortage Growing More Severe
The national construction worker shortage is widening.
A new Associated General Contractors of America survey conducted this summer shows that 86 percent of construction firms are having trouble filling craftsmen and professional positions, up from 83 percent in 2014 and 81 percent in 2013. The shortage is worse in Texas, where 88 percent of 116 survey responders from the state said they had trouble filling positions. Continue reading.