R.I. construction employment up 4.9% in July

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT IN Rhode Island increased 4.9 percent year over year in July, ranking No. 19 in the nation. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO
CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT IN Rhode Island increased 4.9 percent year over year in July, ranking No. 19 in the nation. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island construction employment increased 4.9 percent year over year in July, a 900-worker increase to 19,200, according to the Associated General Contractors of America Friday. The year-over-year construction-employment growth rate in July in the Ocean State ranked No. 19 in the country and fourth in New England behind New Hampshire (9.8 percent),…
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