12/12/2014 09:24 am ET Updated Dec 12, 2014

The Vanishing Male Worker: How America Fell Behind


Frank Walsh still pays dues to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, but more than four years have passed since his name was called at the union hall where the few available jobs are distributed. Mr. Walsh, his wife and two children live on her part-time income and a small inheritance from his mother, which is running out.

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