Friday, January 18, 2013

MSNBC: Manufacturing jobs up--sans unions

Of course the increase in manufacturing jobs could be because Big Labor isn't as much involved.

America is producing new manufacturing jobs, but they’re not like the jobs of yore. In fact, the American manufacturing industry—an old labor stronghold—is now increasingly non-union.

"[T]here were 4% fewer union factory workers in 2012 than there were in 2010, according to federal survey data," reports The Washington Post. "On balance, all of the job gains in manufacturing have been non-union."
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