Constructor - November/December 2015 - (Page 19)

THE WEST WORKFORCE SHORTAGE REPORT 2014 VS 2015 NUMBERS WESTERN RESULTS BY THE NUMBERS 30% Compared to 2014, more construction firms in the West report having a hard time finding and filling quality workers in their region. In the January/February issue, we showed you the overall national results of AGC of America's 2014 survey sent to construction firms to gauge the extent of worker shortages. The Nov/Dec issue details the findings of the 2014 survey in the Western region of the country in comparison with the most recent 2015 survey results. TO RETAIN AND/OR RECRUIT COMPANIES... Hourly Craft Workers Increased base pay 2014 51% 2015 2014 58% 88% 2015 58% 7% Started providing incentives and/or bonuses 2014 2015 18% 8% 26% Increased contributions or improved benefits 2014 2015 25% 2% 23% Increased use of subcontractors over the past year 2014 48% 2015 37% 11% Increased use of staffing firms 2014 36% 2015 25% 11% Invested in more labor saving equipment, tools and machinery 2014 16% 2015 16% 0% Salaried Construction Professionals Increased base pay 2014 53% 2015 52% 1% Started providing incentives and/or bonuses 2014 2015 28% 23% 5% Increased contributions or improved benefits 2014 23% 2015 23% 0%

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Constructor - November/December 2015

Editor’s Note
President’s Message
CEO’s Letter
Play It Safe With BIM
Workforce Shortage Report: Western Region
Taking Off: The Unique Nature of Airport Construction
Pack Your Boots and Don Your Hat
Simonson Says
Shape Up and Ship Out
AGC San Diego Opens Fall Protection Campus
Inside AGC
Beyond Insulation
Member and Chapter News
Technology Toolbox
2015 Software Services Guide
Index to Advertisers
Final Inspection

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