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Manufacturing May be Facing Another Problem

22 June 2010—Women workers of all ages report higher job satisfaction than their male counterparts, according to a new analysis by the Sloan Center on Aging & Work.

The manufacturing sector "has got a generation of workers that know how to produce or create certain types of products, and they move out en masse, that can leave skill and knowledge deficits that employers, we believe, really should pay attention to," according to Steve Sweet, co-author of Talent Pressures and the Aging Workforce: Responsive Action Steps for the Manufacturing Sector

Listen to an excerpt of the Wall Street Journal Network interview with Stephen Sweet here »