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Construction Worker Shortage in Birmingham

Workforce Development

There is a shortage of construction workers in Birmingham, and it’s having an impact on the Magic City. With more than enough jobs to go around, many construction companies are having a hard time finding help. It could be because of the way the industry has been portrayed in the past, says ABC of Alabama President Jay Reed.

“If we do not fill this workforce void, it will come to a screeching halt, and that’s why it’s consuming every conversation our association is involved in,” said Reed.

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