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Goodyear Surpasses Goal of Hire 1,000 Vets

July 29, 2014

AKRON, OH—Two years ago, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company made a commitment to hire 1,000 U.S. military veterans. Today, the company announced that it surpassed its three-year goal more than a year early, and has pledged to hire an additional 1,000 veterans.


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Economy Adds 288,000 Jobs in June

July 7, 2014

WASHINGTON—The U.S. economy added a robust 288,000 new jobs last month—the fifth straight month in which the United States has added more than 200,000 jobs. The unemployment rate now stands at 6.1 percent, the lowest since September 2008.


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Special Report: State of the Profession 2014

July 1, 2014

"Happy Days Are Here Again” was a popular song back in the 1930s. Assemblers in many industries have been singing an updated version of the tune lately, because the new golden age of American manufacturing has begun.


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Workers in Some Industries Enjoying Higher Pay Raises Than Others

June 13, 2014

DETROIT—If you hope to get a raise that finally feels like one, it helps to work in the right industry. Historically, at this stage in the economy’s recovery, pay would be rising in most sectors. But five years after the Great Recession officially ended, raises remain sharply uneven across industries.


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Web Page Lists Manufacturing Jobs

June 5, 2014

ROLLING MEADOWS, IL—The Association for Manufacturing Excellence has created an on-line manufacturing job board on its Web site as a resource for both job seekers and employers across the country.


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Factory Orders Rise for Third Straight Month

June 4, 2014

WASHINGTON—New factory orders rose for the third straight month, up 0.7 percent in April. This extended the 1.7 percent and 1.5 percent gains seen in February and March, respectively, and it was largely a sign that manufacturers have begun to recover from significant weather-related softness in December and January.


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Jobless Claims at Lowest Level in Seven Years

May 16, 2014

WASHINGTON—The fewest Americans in seven years filed applications for unemployment benefits and consumer prices rose by the most in 10 months, adding to signs the economy is gaining momentum. Jobless claims dropped by 24,000 to 297,000 in the week ended May 10, the least since May 2007.


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Report: US a ‘Rising Star’ in Global Manufacturing

April 28, 2014

BOSTON—A new ranking of the competitiveness of the world’s top 25 exporting countries says the United States is once again a “rising star” of global manufacturing thanks to falling domestic natural gas prices, rising worker productivity and a lack of upward wage pressure.


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Jobless Claims at Lowest Level in Seven Years

April 11, 2014

WASHINGTON—Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits last week than at any time since before the last recession, indicating bigger gains in hiring will soon follow. Jobless claims decreased by 32,000 to 300,000 in the week ended April 5, the least since May 2007.


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Economy Gains 192,000 Jobs

April 4, 2014

WASHINGTON—U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in March and hired more in January and February than previously thought. The economy gained 192,000 jobs in March, the Labor Department said Friday, slightly below February’s revised total of 197,000. Employers added a combined 37,000 more jobs in January and February than previously estimated.


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Behind the Scenes at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant

People are the heart and soul of the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year. This slideshow shows some of the men and women who build three different types of electrified vehicles alongside traditional gas-powered cars on the auto industry’s most flexible assembly line—Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Co.

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