Maytag Study: Is There Hope for Factory Workers in a Post-Industrial America?


He's one of the most recognizable characters in TV commercials. The Maytag Repairman. The poor guy has nothing to do, because Maytag appliances are so reliable they never break down. So the commercial goes.

Despite not having anything to do, it appears the Maytag Repairman still has a job -- unlike many real-life Maytag employees who, over the years, have lost their jobs as manufacturing gets sent to lower cost factories in Mexico.