The construction industry had another solid month of job gains, adding 45,000 in December.  November’s total was revised up from 46,000 to 48,000 jobs added and October was revised up again to 35,000 jobs added. In the 4th Quarter of 2015 the construction industry added 128,000 jobs. That means in the industry added nearly half of total 263,000 jobs added for the year in just the last three months of the year. The number of jobs added in construction in 2015 is down 22% from the 338,000 jobs added in 2014.

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