Photo courtesy of DepositPhotos Arizona’s November jobs report shows gains in the labor force but a slight increase in the unemployment rate. A reported 12,851 people were added to the labor force and 11,500 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs were added month-over-month. Year-over-year, total nonfarm employment has gone up by 60,000 jobs, 47,000 of which were
Intersection restrictions will remain in place on Glassford Hill Road as crews continue with construction activity between Florentine Road and Centre Court. On Thursday, December 7 crews will shift the southbound work zone to the outside lanes within the existing construction area. Work will continue in the northbound lanes, and on the inside lanes. One
In this photo from last fall, Border Patrol agents stand in one of the gaps in the border wall near Nogales, where construction stopped after the Trump administration ended. The Biden administration, faced with surging migration, said it would resume border barrier construction in Texas, in the Rio Grande Valley sector of the border. (File
Photo: Jobs in clean-energy industries in Arizona – from solar power to electric vehicles to insulation – grew 4% between 2021 and 2022, when they employed 61,583 workers, a new report says. (File photo by Brandon Quester/Cronkite News) Arizona added more than 2,300 clean-energy industry jobs last year, falling just shy of the state’s pre-pandemic
The need for skilled people willing to get their hands dirty is growing across the country. But will there be enough craftspeople to meet that demand? The Arizona Commerce Authority estimates that by 2030, the number of people employed in construction and manufacturing jobs in the state are expected to rise 30% and more than 20%, respectively.
The City of Prescott and their contractor, Fann Contracting, have begun the American Legion and Prescott Library Sidewalk Improvements Project. The project consists of removing and replacing the existing curb, gutter and sidewalks along the south side of East Goodwin Street, from South Pleasant Street to South Marina Street. Additional work includes resealing and restricting