SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

December 13, 2007 05:01 ET

Union Dominance Continues to Fade in Great Lakes Region as Non-Union Jobs are Set to Outweigh Union Jobs 2-to-1 in 2008, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - December 13, 2007) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- For decades, the unions, primarily the United Auto Workers (UAW), have dominated all facets of manufacturing within the Great Lakes region in the United States. With its wide and varied core of blue-collared manufacturing, the region has always been a stronghold for the unions. In recent years, the dominance of unions on the region has been fading as jobs have moved south and the negotiating powers of the unions have been diminished by the need to placate manufacturers as the economy declined.

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