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Construction Industry Needs Workers Badly

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About two-thirds of construction companies in Texas say a shortage of workforce is leading to delays. Associated General Contractors Chief Economist Ken Simonson says 70 percent of companies cannot find qualified workers. He says the federal government spends $6 on college prep for every $1 spent on career training. The organization says companies that responded to a survey also cited extended unemployment because they can’t find workers. At least 76 percent of companies say they’ve increased pay to try to draw people back.