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Cali Flooring partners with Floor Covering Education Foundation to tackle severe, industry-wide shortage of professional flooring installers; retail partners can contribute an additional US$0.01/sq. ft., which directly funds FCEF's education initiatives

US construction employment in December rose annually in 224 of 358 metro areas, fell in 80 metros and was unchanged in 54 metros; the construction industry has nearly 400,000 unfilled positions nationwide: AGC of America

Barclays: Baby boomers rapidly approaching retirement, causing peak burden on US economy for next 20 years, as they're taking up housing supply, contributing to labor shortage, draining Social Security; however, drag should fade as generation gets smaller

Intralogistics automation specialist Cimcorp partners with Germany's REWE Group to streamline fresh produce delivery at Oranienburg-based logistics center; solution provides reliable order picking to overcome labor shortages and improve workplace safety

US STB extends temporary reporting of employment data to end of 2024 for BNSF, CSX, Norfolk Southern and Union Pacific amid service issues due to staff shortages; employment levels at the four railways still approximately 14,000 below pre-pandemic levels

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