February 28, 2007

Vegas struggles to meet construction demand

Workers can demand -- and get -- signing bonuses, housing assistance and relocation expenses

Southern Nevada's building boom has stretched its construction workforce paper-thin, causing contractors to compete for top talent, including project managers, engineers and superintendents. Demand for skilled help has also resulted in everything from out-of-state recruiting and signing bonuses, to flex hours and 401(k)s.

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