By Beth Braccio Hering
A loud work environment isn't just annoying and stressful -- it can have long-term consequences. According to Audicus Hearing Aids, an estimated 30 million Americans are exposed to hazardous noise on the job, and up to 60 percent of workers in certain fields experience hearing loss by age... Read More »
Middle class wages, over all, have been pretty stagnant for over a decade. But not everyone's wages have stagnated. In fact, some people have seen their salaries rise at a rosy clip, while many others have actually become poorer.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis has tracked average full-time income by industry... Read More »
The American recovery from the financial crisis is far from complete. The official national unemployment rate stands at 7.7 percent, as of February. But there are surprising signs of recovery, many of them in the manufacturing sector. What had been written off as the "sick man" of the U.S. economy is now a... Read More »
Is American manufacturing poised for a comeback? The manufacturing industry lost 6 million jobs in the first decade of this century, but many experts say that the turnaround has already begun. According to one estimate by the Boston Consulting Group, as many as five million more positions could be recovered by... Read More »
It's not a surprise that jobs and the economy featured prominently in President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday. But still, Obama mentioned the word "jobs" 46 times in speech, more than he did for any of his prior presidential addresses, signifying what will be the focus of his second term.... Read More »
By Sam Ro
Sageworks, the financial information company is out with its list of fast growing industries in America.
"With manufacturing having played a pivotal role in the economic recovery, it's no surprise that several manufacturing industries are among the strongest growing over the last 12 months, based... Read More »
By Parija Kavilanz
NEW YORK -- Northeast Indiana has a peculiar problem.
There are hundreds of factory jobs ready for the taking as the area's manufacturing sector has come back to life after the recession. Read More »
By Parija Kavilanz
NEW YORK -- Trade schools nationwide are bursting at the seams as demand for skilled factory workers pushes enrollment to record highs.
American manufacturers in certain sectors are enjoying a rebirth fueled by the return of overseas production back to the United States. As factories... Read More »
By Steven C. Johnson
NEW YORK, July 24 -- U.S. manufacturing this month expanded at its slowest pace since late 2010, hobbled by weak overseas demand for American goods, though a rise in domestic orders helped cushion the blow.
Financial information firm Markit said on Tuesday its U.S. "flash" manufacturing... Read More »