Great Lakes Manufacturing Council

Manufacturing's Wage and Job-Security Problem

IndustryWeek's Patricia Panchak asnwers the question:   what's up with the perception of manufacturing wages?  In a series of slides featuring charts and graphs, Panchak presents evidence that there are two narritives going on in manufacturing.  One portrays manufacturing jobs as challenging, upwardly mobile and high-paying.  The other views them as downwardly mobile and low paying. Those working on solving the skills shortage, like the GLMC, may face an uphill clim in attracting the general public to manufacturing jobs.