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Sales-tax break didn’t add jobs

Pushes for lower taxes on business routinely come with promises for more jobs. On that score, the more-costly-than-expected manufacturing sales-tax break has not produced for Iowans. 342 more words


This is a continuation of a blog where I am sharing the concept that the major catalyst for the loss of US manufacturing jobs in the past decade is due to technology advancements in the forms of automated system and robotics. 1,675 more words


Manufacturing Through the Eyes of Human Resources, Recruitment and New Hire Training

By Brian Kingston, MC Assembly – Courtesy of SMT Magazine

Perhaps more important than the technology and tools a manufacturing company has are its people. People are what make a company truly great and the process of recruiting talented, skilled, dedicated employees and training them properly for success is an important aspect of any manufacturing company. 1,090 more words

(What's Left of) Our Economy: Best Stretch of U.S. Manufacturing Jobs Gains in Nearly Two Years Continues but Wages Outlook is Cloudy

U.S. monthly manufacturing employment grew for the fifth straight month in April for its best such performance since a nearly two-year stretch of sequential gains from 2013 to 2015. 784 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

Apple Makes $1B Commitment Toward More US Manufacturing Jobs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is getting more aggressive about emphasizing its role in the U.S. economy, apparently hoping to counter recurring criticism over its reliance on overseas factories. 606 more words


A Chinese Factory Slave Explains Why Manufacturing Jobs Are Never Coming Back To America No Matter What President Trump Says

From SHTFPlan.com, by Mac Slavo

While we all loved President Trump’s campaign pledge to bring jobs back to America, there are powerful economic forces at work that suggest the shift to cheap labor is pretty much irreversible. 715 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

2016 job growth was strong in B.C., Ontario, while low oil prices and wildfire hammered Alberta

B.C. and Ontario saw Canada’s fastest growth in jobs in 2016, Statistics Canada reported Friday.

However, Alberta’s employment picture continued to be catastrophic. The province has been hammered by low oil prices, which fell in 2014, and by the 2016 Fort McMurray wildfires. 270 more words