Lack of skilled workers hurts economic growth of most, say manufacturers

September 2008
Trailer / Body Builders;Sep2008, Vol. 49 Issue 11, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports that the lack of skilled labor and management skills in the workforce, not the current oil prices or the weak U.S. economy, most hurts the growth of the U.S. economy, according to a survey conducted by the sponsors of the Fabtech International & AWS Welding Show including Metalform in Las Vegas, Nevada. Respondent mentions tax policies, weak U.S. dollar, the financial commitment to Iraq, and the credit crisis as hindrance to U.S. economic growth.


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