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Shortages in skilled labor hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Goals and Intergovernmental Policy of the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, Ninety-seventh Congress, first session, November 3, 1981. by United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee. Subcommittee on Economic Goals and Intergovernmental Policy.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English



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  • Skilled labor -- United States -- Supply and demand.,
  • Occupational training -- United States.

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LC ClassificationsKF25 .E2314 1981b
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 106 p. :
Number of Pages106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3141322M
LC Control Number82602030

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Employment Policy Foundation, “Future Labor Skill Shortages Jeopardize American Prosperity,” October, Robert Szafran, “Age-Adjusted Labor Force Participation Rates, – ,” Monthly Labor Review, September, Gerhard Mensch, “The Co-Evolution of Technology and Work-Organization, Work, Organization and Technology, G. Mensch and R. Niehaus Editors, NATO . Skilled trade labor positions (jobs like machinists, plant and system operators, and electricians) are at high risk in part because a lot of people are retiring from the field and few younger.   America is facing an unprecedented skilled labor shortage. According to the Department of Labor, the US economy had million unfilled jobs, but only million people were looking for work as.   These are the industries with the biggest labor shortages. By Irina Ivanova Early in the recovery, it was this type of worker—highly skilled and educated—who benefited most. But in the.

Using the Future Occupational Labor Shortage Index, we surprisingly find that some of the occupations with the highest risk of future labor shortages belong to the skilled-labor category. For example, water transportation workers, plant and system operators, motor vehicle operators, and rail transportation workers all suffer from a well above.   Estimates put the manufacturing labor shortage at million by , according to Deloitte, and we can’t assume this gap will be solved by a sudden influx of employees after COVID   In absolute terms, nearly 35 million less-skilled, working-age Americans do not have jobs in the midst of this "labor shortage". Granted, some people who have dropped out of the labor force have significant personal problems, such as criminal records, drug abuse, and welfare dependency. While the construction sector was one of the first sectors to recognize the challenges with attracting and retaining skilled labor, the labor shortage is a broad-based economic concern.