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Wages are rising at a steady clip for construction workers

Amy Scott Sep 7, 2018
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A construction laborer works on the site of a new residential building in the Hudson Yards development in 2016 in New York City.
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics will release employment numbers for August this morning. Contractors already have a pretty good idea of what they’ll show. A recent industry survey found that 80 percent of builders were having trouble filling construction jobs.

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