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Construction Laborers

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Approximately 887,580 construction laborers are employed throughout the United States. Most work in heavily populated industrial areas and are employed mainly by contractors who complete large projects. Some rare projects may require travel to foreign countries, though contractors with these jobs often use local workers instead. Increasingly, the industry is making use of temporary workers hired on a project basis to move materials or to clean up a site. Many construction laborers contract their services through temporary help agencies, which hire them out for short-term jobs.

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