Man or machine?
As the use of industrial robots rises, human manufacturing jobs will continue to decline, strategists at Bank of America Merrill Lynch wrote in a report this week.
Earlier this week President Obama unveiled an initiative to help spur manufacturing job growth. But factory employment remains well below pre-recession levels, and technology may not help matters any.
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Source: Bank of America Merrill Lynch