Skills Gap – the difference in the skills required on the job and the actual skills possessed by the employees.
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We need to save the internet.Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon want to control what we can and cannot do online — and they’re about to get their wish. Their lobbyists and lawyers have taken over the FCC — the agency meant to keep them in check. Now, the former lobbyist running the FCC is about to announce new rules […]
BOSTON – Massachusetts-based New Balance could get a boost worth tens of millions of dollars with a new Pentagon policy providing military recruits with U.S.-made sneakers. New Balance is one of the few shoe manufacturers that meet all federal requirements, said Matt LeBretton, spokesman for the company that manufactures shoes in Lawrence, Boston and Maine. Acting […]
In just a few hours Scott Paul, President of Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) will join Senator Sherrod Brown, Rep. Marcy Kaptur, and hundreds of workers and citizens in Lorain, Ohio to speak with one voice: Save Our Steel Jobs. Because they’re at risk. And Washington needs to know why. These workers are facing a flood of illegally produced foreign […]
A worker manufactures parts for industrial coffee grinding equipment at the Modern Process Equipment Inc. (MPE) manufacturing facility in Chicago. Photographer: Tim Boyle/Bloomberg Business activity in the Chicago area expanded in April at the fastest pace in six months, a sign manufacturing will keep supporting the world’s largest economy. The Institute for Supply Management-Chicago […]
NEW YORK CITY — Stephanie Wilson was reaching for a receipt inside a paper shopping bag from Saks Fifth Avenue when she found a letter pleading, “HELP HELP HELP.” The message, written in blue ink on white lined paper, appeared to be a desperate cry from a man who said he made the bag while being unfairly […]
Manufacturing in the U.S. has become more competitive over the past decade compared with rivals such as China and Russia. Shown here at workers in an American Apparel garment dye factory in Southgate in 2012. (GARY FRIEDMAN / Los Angeles Times / April 3, 2012) Another win for The Made in America Movement! A new […]
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will cover 40% of global trade It is poised to be the world’s biggest ever free trade deal and possibly its most ambitious. A dozen countries are negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which if successful, will account for two-fifths of world trade. Those countries are the US, Japan, Brunei, Malaysia, […]
Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings Ltd., the world’s largest branded shoemaker, fell the most in nine months in Hong Kong trading after the company said it plans to increase factory workers’ compensation in a bid to end a strike. Yue Yuen fell 5 percent, the most since July 2013, to close at HK$24.80, extending the stock’s decline this […]
POMONA, CA–(Marketwired – April 04, 2014) – Coleman® Spas is a company that understands the importance of keeping jobs in the United States. Committed to keeping over 200 workers employed, this leading spa manufacturer believes in the American Dream “the opportunity for prosperity, success, and upward social mobility achieved through hard work.” This message ignites drive and determination […]