Unfilled Construction Jobs Continue to Rise

BY  ON OCTOBER 21, 2018

According to BLS Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) and NAHB analysis, the count of unfilled jobs in the construction sector increased in August and reached another post-Great Recession level high.  Data reveal that the he number of open construction sector jobs increased to 298k in August, which is consistent with survey data indicating that access to labor remains a top business challenge for builders.

Click here to read the full report at the NAHB’s Eye On Housing.