AGCA: R.I. construction employment grew 4.9% in May

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT in Rhode Island increased 4.9 percent year over year in May, ranking No. 4 in New England and No. 18 in the U.S./ PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO
CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT in Rhode Island increased 4.9 percent year over year in May, ranking No. 4 in New England and No. 18 in the U.S./ PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island construction employment grew 4.9 percent year over year in May, the fourth-fastest rate in New England, according to the Associated General Contractors of America Friday. The state added 900 jobs from May 2017 to May 2018 for a total of 19,200 jobs. The 4.9 percent growth ranked No. 18 in the…

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