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Construction hiring soars, but ongoing worker shortage still a major issue (access required)

The Rochester metropolitan area experienced greater job growth in construction than all but two cities in the country in 2019, yet the industry still can't entice enough young people to choose the field as a career. Total employment grew by 15 percent, with 3,000 new jobs added. The 2019 Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce Top 100 fastest ...
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