In the united states it’s hard to imagine a low standard of living even for the poorest of the poor. I know many will disagree but the United States has transformed into the apex of economic success. My great grandfather lived and worked through the great depression. He was a wounded soldier who had been crushed by a tank and lived with lung problem the rest of his life. He often found work as a manual laborer digging ditches. Despite the fact he was coughing up blood regularly as he worked he couldn’t quit due to the line of people standing outside the job site ready to take his place.
Construction workers are stuck between a rock and a hard place. Why are construction workers wages so low? Simple…
TOO MUCH GOVERNMENT !
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There is job growth in construction but lets look at a few charts and consider the year ahead. Ill start with the bad news and try to offer some encouragement on the back end.
Here is the non farm payroll over the last decade.