Sunday, July 19, 2015

Construction industry strapped despite adding 2,600 jobs in June

Construction outfits in Minnesota added 2,600 jobs in June, continuing a solid run during the summer months that has offset a slight lag earlier in the year.

The additions extend growth in the sector going back to April, according to seasonally adjusted data released Thursday by Minnesota’s Department of Employment and Economic Development. June’s gains pushed total construction jobs to about 110,000 – the most since July 2008.

Read more in Finance & Commerce.