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Construction Employment Grew by 19K in November

Construction Employment Grew by 19K in November

Arlington, VA, December 5, 2016—Construction employers added 19,000 jobs in November, reaching the highest employment level since November 2008, but a drop in public sector investments in construction projects held down employment among heavy and civil engineering firms, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Service Sector Employment Rose in November

Service Sector Employment Rose in November

Tempe, AZ, December 5, 2016—The Non-Manufacturing Index registered 57.2% in November, 2.4 percentage points higher than the October reading of 54.8%, according to the Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.

2016 BOY Award Winners Announced

2016 BOY Award Winners Announced

New York, NY, December 2, 2016—Interior Design magazine hosted its eleventh annual Best of Year (BOY) Awards last night, recognizing the top products and projects in the commercial interiors market.

Unemployment Fell 4.6% in November

Unemployment Fell 4.6% in November

Washington, DC, December 2, 2016—The unemployment rate declined to 4.6% in November, and total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 178,000, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported.

Armstrong Adds Bio-Based Tile to On & On Recycling Program

Armstrong Adds Bio-Based Tile to On & On Recycling Program

Lancaster, PA, December 2, 2016—Armstrong Flooring’s closed-loop recycling program, the On & On Floor Recycling Program, started in 2009, has already diverted 28 million pounds of post-consumer flooring representing 14,000 tons of landfill material.