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California Has 12th Fastest-Growing Construction Wages In U.S.

California Has 12th Fastest-Growing Construction Wages In U.S.

Mike LaFirenza The construction industry took a huge hit in 2020 due to pandemic-induced shutdowns and work stoppages. While construction is now booming in many cities across the country due to pent-up demand for new homes and low interest rates, construction employment has still not returned to pre-pandemic levels. According to data from the Bureau […]

California Is The 2nd Worst-Paying State For Agricultural Workers

California Is The 2nd Worst-Paying State For Agricultural Workers

Column by Mike LaFirenza Agriculture has been and remains one of the most important industries for the U.S. economy. In addition to directly providing food for the population in the form of produce and livestock, the broader agricultural sector—which includes farming, fishing, and forestry—provides raw materials that form the foundation of other industries like food […]