Washington State led the nation in construction jobs lost from October 2010 to November 2010 (4,200 construction jobs lost). Year-over-year Washington has lost 9,200 jobs, a drop of 6.3%. Other states, such as California, have had a 6.4% loss, whereas Nevada has seen the steepest percentage decline, a 22% loss. The Associated General Contractors of America conducted this analysis of state employment data released on Friday, December 17, 2010 by the U.S. Dept. of Labor.


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