May 12 2016
12:14 pm

Study: One in three US manufacturing workers are on welfare

The number is even higher in Tennessee at 40%. It appears temp agencies, with lower wages and limited benefits, are part of the problem.

bizgrrl's picture

Of the top ten states where

Of the top ten states where manufacturing workers have to be covered by a government safety net, eight are in the south. Tennessee is ranked number six. Is this a bigger problem for right to work states?

gonzone's picture

No union means low pay and

No union means low pay and worker exploitation. "Right to work for less." It's a Goldman Sachs world, we just live in it.

jbr's picture

Some more of that "business

Some more of that "business friendly"

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