Wednesday Jun 15, 2022

Do Higher Wages Equate to More Workers?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 36,000 new employees put on hard hats and reported to job sites in May.

However, that didn't come close to filling the 494,000 construction jobs that were open at the end of April.

Finding skilled labor is still a major problem for the construction industry despite hourly wages rising 6.4% year over year.

So, how do we attract more workers to join the workforce? 

Listen to this week's Walkthrough Wednesday to find out.

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Source: https://www.constructiondive.com/news/high-pay-attracts-workers-construction-jobs-employment-gap-widens/625218/

Source: https://constructioncitizen.com/blogs/ken-simonson

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