Thursday, March 21, 2013

SKILLED LABOR: Keeping our edge

First, Ford closed its plant, then Electro-Motive Diesel’s locomotive-building jobs were towed away. Now, Diamond Aircraft has scrapped its D-Jet program. That’s more than 1,500 skilled jobs lost. In a city with one of Canada’s highest metro jobless rates, 9.1%, that begs a painful question: How to hang onto such valuable talent? Reporter Debora Van Brenk went looking for answers at a manufacturing conference Wednesday.

WE ASKED: How can London remain a manufacturing center where skilled workers choose to remain?

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