Michigan Auto Industry Struggles to Hire, Keep Workers
Written by Jamie L. LaReau, Detroit Free Press
Published Jan. 25, 2023
Michigan's auto industry has its "hiring" signs out, but few are applying and some who do quit by lunchtime.
It is a nationwide problem that's hit small mom-and-pop suppliers and reverberated to the biggest carmakers in the world.
The challenge is serious enough that the Michigan Manufacturers Association has increased its budget and brought in a new director of workforce development to aggressively promote auto manufacturing jobs.