Metals employment falls in November

Dec 10, 2012 | 04:39 PM |

Tags  unemployment rate, employment, metal producers, primary metals, metal fabricators, coal mining, manufacturing, Scott Paul Alliance for American Manufacturing

CHICAGO — Employment at U.S. metal producers and metal fabrication shops declined last month, although the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report shows employment within the two sectors has grown incrementally since last year.

The number of workers in the metal producer sector fell 2,200 in November, a 0.5-percent decline from the previous month, while fabricators employed 1,300 fewer workers, a 0.1-percent dip.....

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