Plan launched to help with construction shortages


Washburn Tech unveiled a new plan to help address construction worker shortages around the nation.

The school partnered with the Associated General Contractors of America, who is helping to improve training for construction students.

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AGC Spokesman, Brian Turmail says there is a dire need for workers to fill the emply seats.

Turmail says construction employment has gone from 48 hundred to 55 hundred employees between December 2011 and December 2013. That’s a 15 percent increase.

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