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Good News for the Construction Industry in February’s Employment Report

According to the February jobs report, released today by the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the United States economy added 236,000 jobs in the month of February, lowering the unemployment rate to 7.7%.  The Construction industry was one of the largest contributors to job growth– adding 48,000 new jobs in the month of February alone. You can find the report at http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/empsit.pdf

Read CNN’s discussion of the February jobs report and the construction industry at http://money.cnn.com/2013/03/08/news/economy/construction-jobs/index.html?iid=SF_E_Lead.