Some Manufacturing Sectors Add Jobs
The National Association of Manufacturers announced positions on a series of topics over the past two weeks including the economic outlook, its new program to address a lack of skilled workers in manufacturing, and the organization's opinion related to a lower court ruling on a new EPA regulation.
The National Association of Manufacturers pointed to the most recent Labor Department employment report as an indication that the economy is continuing to moderate from robust growth that took place earlier in the year. "The addition of 128,000 jobs in August, on par with the jobs created during the prior two months, shows that the economy is in a decelerating mode," said David Huether, the NAM's chief economist.
"While manufacturing employment fell by 11,000 in ...