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    :: Friday, November 24, 2006 ::

    Labor Shortage: Fact or Fiction? - By T. D. Clark, Industrial Market Trends
    A handful of schools aim to correct the problem by offering power industry training, and utility companies have started “aggressively seeking out colleges to create more.”

    “Every day we delay hiring people, another 40-year veteran is retiring and won't be there to pass along valuable experience,” said Jim Hunter, director of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers utility department.

    While labor shortages in the utilities sector might appear more sincere, there is still plenty of other compelling information out there claiming that the labor shortage debate carries little merit and is even a hoax.
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