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The Declining Share of Manufacturing Jobs - The goal of supporting equitable growth would be better served by policy efforts to raise productivity across all sectors

The declining share of manufacturing jobs in overall employment has been a concern for policymakers and the broader public alike in both advanced economies and some developing economies. 223 more words


Students get early kickstart on careers, internships

Courtesy of The Florida Times Union

By Denise Smith Amos

About 20 percent of all jobs require STEM knowledge and pay, on average, $53,000 a year, which is 10 percent more than other jobs requiring similar levels of education, said Ashley Smith Juarez, a School Board member. 782 more words

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(What's Left of) Our Economy: Some Surprising New Data on Manufacturing and Trade

That was some chart in this week’s newest International Monetary Fund (IMF) update on the world economy on how different countries (including the United States) have fared when it comes to increasing or maintaining their manufacturing employment and their manufacturing output. 689 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy


WSJ: “Manufacturers in northern Iowa are begging Terry Schumaker for freshly trained workers for their factories. …
It is a problem playing out in many parts of the Midwest, a region with lower unemployment and higher job-opening rates than the rest of the country. 141 more words


Trump’s Tariffs Bring Jobs

This will be a chronicle of news stories of how tariffs are bringing back American jobs.  I will add any news story from a reputable source that shows how any tariff in America (particular from the Trump administration, but not limited to it) have brought back the jobs.  507 more words

Time: The Voters Trump Forgot

Time: The Voters Trump Forgot

Time: The Voters Trump Forgot by Molly Ball February 26,2018

Vonie Long, president of the United Steelworkers’ local union in Coatesville, Pa. 3,541 more words

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Incentives for solar panel maker set for Jacksonville City Council vote

Courtesy of the Times Union

By Steve Patterson

First Published – January 17, 2018

Legislation in Jacksonville’s City Council offers financial incentives for an unnamed foreign company to begin manufacturing solar power panels in Jacksonville, the company’s first American location. 447 more words

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