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Construction Loses Record-Breaking 975,000 Jobs in April

Despite the fact that a number of states have declared construction an "essential service" that has allowed job sites to remain open, Construction Dive reports that the construction industry lost 975,000 jobs from March to April. The brief uses stats from the Associated General Contractors, which calls the 13 percent overall workforce drop the worst in the industry's history.

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