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November 10, 2009 in Business
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Unemployed auto and steel workers picket in front of the White House on Aug. 4, 1982.

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Associated Press photos Vicki Adriano works at the Lordstown General Motors plant in Lordstown, Ohio. Manufacturing, which typically offers more generous benefits, accounts for less than 9 percent of payrolls today – down from 19 percent in 1982.