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November 6, 2014 5:12 PM

South Florida’s skilled labor shortage is challenging

Florida’s construction sector is booming with 40,000 new jobs added in the past year alone, according to the U.S. Labor Department. That figure marks an 11 percent annual workforce increase and accounts for more new positions created than in any other state.

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