NPR Looks At Aftermath of Oregon’s RV Collapse
National Public Radio aired a story this morning (Dec. 24) looking at the long-term effect on workers after the collapse of the Oregon RV industry a half-decade after the recession’s start.
According to NPR, officials in Oregon have kept records on what happened to thousands of people who lost their jobs when RV manufacturing in that state imploded during the recession. A major swath of people dropped from middle-wage earners to low-wage earners, which is a trend NPR reported they’re seeing across the U.S.
To listen to the story, click here.