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Construction employment drops in December, but 6,200 new jobs are created in the residential sector

PORTLAND, OR , Jan. 13, 2014 (RISI) - 

Construction employment declined by 16,000 in December while the industry unemployment rate fell to 11.4%, according to Associated General Contractors of America's study of new government data. Construction employment totaled 5,833,000 in December, an increase of 122,000 from a year earlier.

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