TITLE

Good-paying manufacturing jobs `go begging'

AUTHOR(S)
Kenny, Jack
PUB. DATE
March 1996
SOURCE
New Hampshire Business Review;3/29/96, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the scarcity of well-paying manufacturing jobs in the United States. Lack of interest in manufacturing jobs among young people; Employees' predisposition to be a banker or a service person; View of manufacturing as old sweatshop jobs.
ACCESSION #
9604101291

 

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