Massive Need for New Electrical Workers Predicted For The United States

America will need to train more than 270,000 new electrical and power line workers by 2016, according to statistics recently released by the U.S. Dept. of Labor. Predictions are that, between 2006 and 2016, an annual average of 27,000 new electricians will be necessary to accommodate growth in the industry and to replace those leaving the workforce — with a total turnover rate of nearly 27 percent of the workforce. By 2016, the number of electrical and power line workers is expected to reach

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