AMTAC blames imports for job losses
March 7, 2005,
WASHINGTON, DC – The American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition (AMTAC) pointed to the elimination of quota when assessing the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showing a steady decline in textiles jobs in the United States.
With the job losses reported in January, the U.S. textiles and apparel sector has lost 373,800 jobs since January 2001, according to AMTAC, representing a loss of 35.7 percent of the domestic textiles and apparel sector.
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