Americans have been exiting the workforce in droves. The Great Resignation is a trending term and gaining traction as we near the second quarter of 2022. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, a total of 11.5 million workers quit their jobs within three months (April-June 2021).
"Contractors are very optimistic about demand for construction" through the remainder of 2020 and beyond. "At the same time, many construction executives are troubled by labor shortages and the impacts those shortages are having on operations, training and safety programs, and bottom lines." – Stephen E. Sandherr, AGC of America, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)