culture of caring…… is it lost?

 

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The Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics has monthly data on employment by industry categories reaching back to 1939. The first chart below is an overlay of the compete series of employment numbers for the two major categories, manufacturing and services.

When I say major, I’m referring to the complete domination of the labor market by these two industries. To illustrate this fact, I’ve also included the total of the two categories and a dotted line showing total nonfarm employment.

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author:Doug Short