A tough year to be working in construction
It's the first year since 1992, in the aftermath of a recession, that the construction industry has cut. If there were a local category for homebuilding, that would probably be worse -- commercial construction has buoyed the job creation numbers. Here's a look at trends in the last 10 years:
Interested in reading about the overall employment picture in Maryland? Step right up -- or, rather, click right HERE -- to read my story about it in today's paper.