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Retooling construction industry training amid economic disruption

The construction industry, like all other sectors of the economy, is taking a beating during the COVID-19 pandemic. The number of construction workers losing their...

The most vulnerable workers are being hit the hardest

The COVID-19 pandemic has already led to a significant increase in layoffs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. There were 281,000 new unemployment...

New unemployment claims are soaring

Filings for unemployment benefits are soaring because of coronavirus related layoffs, putting stress on state jobless claims systems. Last week, new claim filings rose...