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Why the end of auto manufacturing won't be as apocalyptic as previous mass layoffs

With the last Holden car plant set to close on Friday, there seems to beagreement that the future for auto workers is, at best, dim. After all, a study of a Mitsubishi plant that closed in 2004-05 found only 34% of workers had a full-time job a year later.

While it’s true that many auto workers could have trouble finding full-time jobs in the...

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