California is one of many states where lawmakers saw the need to increase the minimum wage and acted accordingly.
Many cities and states are considering increasing their minimum wage levels in the near future, and it's a trend that's picking up steam nationwide.
The big topic of conversation at just about every level of the manufacturing industry these days is the skills gap.
Robotics provide companies with a greater ability to produce various manufactured materials in the U.S. at a lower cost, allowing for the re-shoring of millions of manufacturing jobs.
The manufacturing skills gap has been an issue across the U.S. for some time, and even one of the nation's top industry hubs isn't immune to it.
A big part of the job in manufacturing is keeping all workers safe at all times.
The manufacturing industry has been through a little more turbulence than usual in the past few months, as far as hiring goes.
The Fight for a $15 per hour minimum wage has been ongoing for a few years now, and seems to finally be picking up steam at the federal level.
Manufacturing job reshoring over the past several years has been good news for workers and businesses across the U.S.
The number of manufacturing jobs created in recent years has been significant, and that's a trend many experts believe will continue.
One of the hubs of the recent manufacturing boom seen across the entire U.S. has come in the Southern states.
While not all state legislatures are onboard with raising their minimum wages, many individual cities where the cost of living is higher have done so instead.
Working in manufacturing can be a safe and rewarding job for just about any factory employee.
Over the past several years, more companies of all sizes have devoted significant efforts to hire more workers to fill open manufacturing jobs.
Organizations large and small are now moving to meet the need for more advanced manufacturing efforts.
Pennsylvania used to be one of the nation's manufacturing hubs, but activity there has taken a bit of a step back in the past few decades.
While many industries have experienced some ups and downs in recent months, that really hasn't been the case for manufacturing.
Over the past several years, there has been a more concerted effort on the part of state and local governments to encourage more manufacturing growth.
Across the U.S., manufacturing continues to heat up as more companies renew investments, and upstate New York is no exception.
There are many reasons why lawmakers and workers' advocates across the country see the benefits in raising the minimum wage.