Claims of 300 Job Losses Due to Sector IX shutdown Are Overblown
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by John Sackton - January 18, 2018
Frequent claims that the NOAA action against Sector IX for failure to comply with its operational permits have cost New Bedford 300 jobs are simply not true. The figure being bandied about is based on an economic model, and it inflates the impact of this short term action.
Economist Dan Georgianna created the 300 lost jobs number by looking at the volume and value of what sector IX vessels delivered to the ...
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