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February Construction Unemployment Rates Down in 37 States Year Over Year, Says ABC

Estimated February not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 37 states, rose in 12 states and were unchanged in one state (Texas) on a year-over-year basis, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released by Associated Builders and Contractors. As of February 2020, the construction industry employed 208,000…

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John Deere Begins Production of Protective Face Shields for Health Care Workers

John Deere, in collaboration with the UAW, the Iowa Department of Homeland Security and the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association, has joined a number of organizations and companies across the country to produce protective face shields for health-care workers in response to the COVID-19 health crisis. Employees started production on Wednesday, April 8, at the John Deere…