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Question: We're a small manufacturing firm with fewer that 50 employees. It's
getting harder to find qualified people, so I'm advocating a stepped up
training program. Management is balking at the cost. We currently spend
a little over 1% of payroll on training. I think we should at least
spend 2% and preferably more. Am I off base? How can I make the case? -- Carol C., Oregon
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