Photo Gallery: Tough Times in America
11/01/2010
For decades, the US has seen a fall in the number of industrial workers in the...
AFP

For decades, the US has seen a fall in the number of industrial workers in the country -- from 18.7 million in 1980 to just 11.8 million today. Here, an abandoned factory in Detroit. On average, the US economy has shed 1,400 industrial jobs per day since 2006.