The American Hardware Manufacturers Association (AHMA) released results of its monthly member survey, which showed uncertainty regarding hiring in the second half of the year.
More than 40% of American Hardware Manufacturers Association (AHMA) members say they're "not sure" about boosting hiring in the second half of 2013.
Responding to the question, “Do you have plans to do more hiring in the second half of 2013?" 26% answered "Yes;" and 32% responded "No."
AHMA members were also asked: “As a manufacturer, how important is it to your business that economic policy in Washington address the issue of our increasing national debt?” Seventy-two percent responded “Very important;” 22% responded “Somewhat important;” and 6% responded “Not important.”