American manufacturers in today’s economy are faced with the struggle to find workers skilled enough to complete the tasks needed to operate efficiently. Currently, one in ten openings for manufacturing positions requiring skilled workers will remain unfilled. This is because of a shortage in talent and a shortage of people with the qualifications to do […]
American manufacturing has been on the decline for decades but now, with the change in buying habits of the American consumer, it is starting to make a comeback. How far has American manufacturing come back and how much further can it go as it develops? Read more to find out …
The loss of North Carolina jobs tied to the American trade imbalance with China may have peaked about a decade ago. However, the ripple effect continues to be felt in the state, particularly in the high-tech sector, according to a national study released last week. The Economic Policy Institute, a left-learning nonprofit research group, reported […]
A recent Economic Policy Institute (EPI) report found that the nation lost 3.4 million jobs, mostly in manufacturing, between 2001 and 2015, as a result of a growing trade deficit with China that’s more than quadrupled since the country entered the World Trade Organization in 2001.