Illinois ranks near the middle in construction employment growth: AGCA


Illinois ranks near the middle in US construction employment growth, according to data Labor Department data reported by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGCA).

Overall, in between March and April, 800 additional jobs were created between March and April, bringing the total to 225,800.  In the past year, 7,000 new jobs were added, an increase of 3.2 percent, from the employment total last year of 218,800. (read more)