At a fall economic forum, experts noted construction could benefit from stagnant oil as jobless workers fill the labor void.

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SLOW MARKET: The Baton Rouge construction market was down 2,600 workers over a 12-month period in August, though economist Loren Scott predicts there will be growth in 2020. (iStock)

As uncertainty permeates the oil and gas markets, perhaps through 2016, some industry leaders hope that layoffs in that sector will conversely ease the skilled labor shortage dogging Louisiana’s con…

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