Iowa Construction Boom Could Mean Worker Shortages

May 14, 2012

Iowa City and Cedar Rapids are looking at a possible construction boom over the next three years, and some leaders are concerned the level of work could overwhelm the state’s builders and workforce.

The Des Moines Register reports that the recession has driven skilled workers into other fields, and experts are unsure whether the loss of workers is permanent or temporary.

Source: The Des Moines Register