Metals employment rises in December

Jan 13, 2014 | 09:45 AM | Corinna Petry

Tags  metals industry employment, unemployment, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, metal producers, metal fabricators, manufacturing, Alliance for American Manufacturing, Scott Paul U.S. Business and Industry Council

CHICAGO — U.S. primary metal producers added 3,700 jobs last month, while employment in the fabricated metal products sector rose by 3,800 workers, according to nonseasonally adjusted data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Metal producers’ employment was up 0.9 percent compared with the previous month, while metal fabricators’ employment increased 0.3 percent in the same comparison.....

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