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Construction Workers Are Scarce, Aging and Really Popular Industry News Labor

Construction Workers Are Scarce, Aging and Really Popular

The construction industry continues to face a skilled labor shortage, with worker scarcity exacerbated since the onset of the pandemic. The resulting surge in construction wages, combined with climbing materials prices, has produced significant increases ...

New Report: Labor Shortage Weakens Housing Supply and Affordability Industry News Labor

New Report: Labor Shortage Weakens Housing Supply and Affordability

A lack of skilled construction labor is a key limiting factor for improving housing inventory and affordability, according to a new report by the Home Builders Institute (HBI). Additionally, the report cautions that the required number ...

U.S. Chamber Launches Nationwide Initiative to Address National Worker Shortage Crisis Industry News Labor

U.S. Chamber Launches Nationwide Initiative to Address National Worker Shortage Crisis

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has launched America Works, a new nationwide initiative mobilizing industry and government to swiftly address America’s deepening worker shortage crisis. “As we stand ...