The Department of Labor issued a report that pointed to ten struggling industries that it says are likely to lose the most jobs over the next decade.
And yes, the Postal Service was right up there.
Here's the list by industry, with the number of jobs expected, and the percentage decline
Department stores, 159,000, 10%
Semiconductor manufacturing, 146,000, 33%
Motor vehicle parts manufacturing, 101,000, 18%
Postal Service, 98,000, 13%
Printing and support, 95,000 16%
Apparel manufacturing, 89,000, 57%
Newspapers, 81,000, 24%
Mining support, 76,000, 23%
Gasoline stations, 75,000, 8%
Wired Telecommunications, 73,000, 11%
What do you think? Is the Department of Labor correct? Too high? Too low? Do they know something? Comment here.