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Report: Idaho construction wages are rising in response to worker shortage (access required)

A national survey of construction companies reveals that Idaho employers are raising wages to attract more workers. The Associated General Contractors of America in a June-July-August survey of more than 2,500 construction companies determined 60 percent of construction companies said ...

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Construction job growth in Idaho remains strong if not scintillating (access required)

Construction job growth over last year ranged from 4 to 8 percent in June across most of Idaho, bringing the statewide total of construction workers to 47,500, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. Idaho as a whole ranked ...

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Out-of-state workforce helps Idaho rebound with construction jobs

Idaho’s No. 1 ranking in population growth directly propelled the Gem State back into the Top 10 states in construction job growth in November after spending much of 2017 lower in the rankings. Idaho placed No. 9 with a 6.7 ...

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Idaho metros can’t keep up with other cities in construction job growth (access required)

The 2017 malaise of construction job growth in Idaho’s largest cities lingered into October. Selected metropolitan areas in Washington, Oregon, California, Colorado and Wyoming all saw higher job growth rates than Coeur d’Alene, Idaho’s highest ranked metro. Coeur d’Alene came ...

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AGC will seek more training for construction workers (access required)

Idaho as a state and Boise and Lewiston as metro areas have led the nation in construction job growth at various points in the past year, and the state overall added 7,000 construction jobs in the past three years to ...

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Construction managers: Schools need to invest in trades (access required)

Most construction firms in the West and in the U.S. have trouble finding workers, according to national and regional survey results from the Associated General Contractors of America. After millions of jobs were shed in the recession, laid-off workers retired ...

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