Hey Manufacturers! No Jobs for You! September 6, 2014Posted by geoff in News.
At the beginning of every month I update the full-time unemployment chart, the exports chart, and the manufacturing jobs chart. The first gives an indication of the health of the employment situation, and the latter two track how the President is doing with key promises he made – promises that were also essential parts of his economic recovery scheme.
So today we take a look at the manufacturing jobs created over the past month, and compare that to the President’s promise to create 1 million manufacturing jobs in 4 years. Next month we’ll be halfway through that 4-year timeline, so we should have created 500K jobs.
Unfortunately, we’ve only created 216K. And last month? We created exactly zero manufacturing jobs.
Here’s your chart: