Construction Industry Bracing Itself For Return To Work Next Week

The CIF says it will take a year to return to pre-pandemic levels.

The Construction Industry Federation says it'll take at least a year before the industry can return to pre-pandemic levels.

Its survey shows over two thirds of construction firms have been forced to lay off staff on a permanent or temporary basis.

71% are very concerned over the impact of the Covid-19 crisis, after 100,000 workers lost their jobs in the sector in the past month. 

CIF Director General, Coolderry's Tom Parlon believes it'll be challenging for the industry when sites reopen in a week's time:

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