Metals employment shrinks in January

Feb 10, 2014 | 07:33 PM | Corinna Petry

Tags  employment report, metals industry, Scott Paul, Alliance for American Manufacturing, Alan Tonelson, U.S. Business and Industry Council, manufacturing, automotive mining

CHICAGO — Primary metal producers and metal fabricators saw employment levels fall last month compared with December, shedding a combined 10,600 jobs, according to nonseasonally adjusted data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

However, combined employment rose by 19,900 jobs year on year as jobs added by fabricators more than offset producers’ declines.....

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