Survey Prompts AGC to Address Skilled and Professional Labor Shortages

New research indicates that despite boosting wages to attract new workers in craft and professional positions, the skills gap is far from closing. Many employers are resorting to an increased use of subcontractors. To tackle the crisis, the Associated General Contractors (AGC) has crafted a plan, Preparing the Next Generation of Skilled Construction Workers: A Workforce Development Plan for the 21st Century. The goal, according to a post on SmartBlogs.com, is to reinvigorate the pipeline of workers in the AEC space.

 

http://smartblogs.com/finance/2014/10/22/worker-shortage-in-building-industry-no-absence-of-pros-at-greenbuild-2014/?utm_source=brief

 

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