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Employment

Good jobs creation and low unemployment rates are pivotal to GDP growth and construction activity.

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U.S. Employment - % Change Y/Y

The latest data points are for March, 2022.
Based on seasonally adjusted (SA) data.

Data source: Payroll Survey, Bureau of Labor Statistics (U.S. Department of Labor).
Chart: ConstructConnect – CanaData.

U.S. Month-to-month Total Jobs Count Change

Latest data point is for March 2022.

Source: Payroll Survey, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) / Chart: ConstructConnect – CanaData.

U.S. Initial Jobless Claims Weekly

Moving in Right Direction: Week ending Nov 20 2021 = 199,000 (-71,000 vs previous week's 270,000) The current level is close to an all-time low. It's a great result to coincide with Thanksgiving!

Data source: Department of Labor & Census Bureau / Chart: ConstructConnect-CanaData.