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Sarepta is quintessential small-town America.

It's a one-stoplight town in northwest Louisiana with a population of 877, complete with a single post office and a drive-in burger joint.

But it's Sarepta, and small towns across the South just like it, that are creating a labor nightmare for auto suppliers.

As labor needs transition from low-cost, low-skilled workers to an educated, highly skilled labor force, auto companies are struggling to persuade this new type of employee to live and work in towns devoid of big-city amenities....

Read More At: http://www.autonews.com/article/20141208/OEM01/141209848/skills-gap-imperils-small-town-auto-suppliers



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