Yes, It’s a drum we will continue to keep pounding. Although the construction industry fared relatively well through the pandemic, the skilled trades labor market, like many industries is still struggling to keep up with demand. It’s a problem particularly in the skilled trades industry as most data shows for every 5 workers leaving the industry, they are being replaced by only 1. It’s a critical issue as we look at both near term and long term projections and it needs to be addressed. This article breaks down some of the main issues, as well as some what some companies are finding to be solutions for them.
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