By Erin Davis | AZBIGMEDIA
If you’ve attended any local 2016 commercial forecast events, the likelihood of bypassing a panel, speaker or conversation dealing with, or related to, construction and skilled labor issues is slim. It’s not a new issue, but it’s a worrisome one that shows few signs of resolution anytime soon. Why, when other areas of the nation show steady signs of improvement, is Arizona’s construction workforce woefully crippled? There are several answers, but none that offer immediate resolve. Hold on to your hard hats — skilled-workforce improvement has a long road ahead.
Not enough skilled labor