Metals industry employment data mixed

Oct 23, 2013 | 01:10 PM | Corinna Petry

Tags  metals industry employment, metal producers, metal fabricators, manufacturing, Douglas Handler, IHS Global Insight, Scott Paul, Alliance for American Manufacturing government shutdown

CHICAGO — U.S. primary metal producers shed 600 jobs last month, partially offsetting a 3,000-job increase in August, while employment in the fabricated metal products sector rose by 2,400 workers in September after an increase of 2,000 the previous month, according to nonseasonally adjusted data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.....

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