• The construction industry added 464,000 net new jobs in May, the largest monthly increase in construction jobs since the government began tracking employment in 1939 and a drastic improvement from April, which recorded the industry’s largest month-over-month job loss.
  • While nonresidential construction employment lost more than 570,000 jobs on net in April, a total of 237,000 net new jobs were added in May, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 
  • The data showed job gains in all three nonresidential subsegments: nonresidential building, nonresidential specialty trade contractors and heavy and civil engineering.

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