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First Significant Change in U.S. Construction Employment Levels Since February 2011

U.S. construction employers had good news from recent employment data. They added 26,000 jobs between August and September as the industry’s unemployment rate dropped to 13.3 percent, according to an analysis of new federal employment data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said the increase is the first significant change in construction employment levels since February and reflects growing private sector demand for nonresidential construction projects.