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    1. Manufacturing field in need of workers

      Manufacturing field in need of workers

      Manufacturing is the fifth largest employer in the Massachusetts, with 293 precision manufacturing companies in the Pioneer Valley alone.  But new research shows many workers are retiring and not enough young people are replacing them. According to the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development , nearly half of the region’s workforce is over 45, compared to the state’s 44%.

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