Changing Workforce

Has the bottom fallen out for manufacturing job growth?

By IndustryWeek

Oct 08, 2015

The recent job report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which reported that the economy added 142,000 jobs in September, represented 60 straight months of positive job growth by the U.S. economy.

Despite this milestone, recent job reports have been lackluster. And the scariest aspect of recent job reports is that despite continued overall employment growth for the United States as a whole, manufacturing has lost 27,000 jobs in the past two months.

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