More training critical in manufacturing: study

By Asha Tomlinson
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/03/2003

The skills shortage is quickly turning into a skills crisis in the manufacturing and export sector, and while employers are aware of the problem, little effort has been made to improve it, a report released last month shows.

“There has to be a sense of urgency in addressing the problem of skills,” said Perrin Beatty, president and CEO of the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, the organization that produced the study,

2002-2003 Management Issues Survey.