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Growing shortages of blue-collar workers are the result of “converging demographic, educational, and economic trends in the U.S. economy.” (Photo: Shutterstock)

It’s literally been decades since it was harder to find blue-collar workers than white-collar workers, but that’s the current state of affairs in this tight job market.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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