The manufacturing sector has lost 3.4 million jobs – one out of every six manufacturing jobs – since 2000, the worst decline since the demobilization after World War II. Many of these jobs have gone overseas.
U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Archived News Releases for Employment Situation. http://www.bls.gov/schedule/archives/empsit_nr.htm; See also: Robert E. Scott. “Manufacturing Job Loss: Productivity is Not the Culprit.” Economic Policy Institute. February 2007. http://www.epi.org/content.cfm?id=2626; See also: Martin Crutsinger, “Factory Jobs: 3 Million Lost Since 2000” Associated Press, 20 April 2007. http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D8OKGR480&show_article=1
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