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After losing jobs, carpenters try to rebuild their lives

In past recessions, it has been an article of faith that as the economy revives, the jobs eventually will return. But in a rebuilt economy, the lost jobs may not come back.

 
 

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Several empty lots can be seen throughout Las Vegas, a place that once showed signs of booming development.


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Carpentry among industries that aren't rebounding after recession
Article | IN LAS VEGAS -- Every day in this desert city, the carpenters climb into their pickups and vans, resumes stacked on the passenger seats, driving first to the union hall, then in circles from one chain-linked construction site to another, asking for work.

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