A study of the impact of raising the minimum wage in a Maryland county is getting a second look after a discrepancies were found with the original survey.
Across the country, the past decisions on the part of state lawmakers to tie their electorates' respective minimum wages to the cost of living are paying off for workers.
Many may not always associate the Golden State with a robust manufacturing industry, but like a lot of places around the country, California is now doing more to boost this sector on an ongoing basis.
Efforts to raise the minimum wage have taken hold in many cities, counties and states across the country as elected officials and voters overall come to understand the importance of ensuring their lowest-paid workers earn a good living.
Across the country, manufacturing jobs are becoming more widely available as demand for U.S.-made goods, reshoring and other efforts come together to create more opportunities.
As New Hampshire kicked off its Manufacturing Month, the state is seeing a slight gain in job openings in the industry.
Despite the devastating impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the manufacturing industry grew in September at its fastest pace in 13 years.
Across the U.S., a number of states and individual cities or counties have chosen to boost their minimum wages, and more of these changes - which are big positives for workers - are in the offing.
Across the country, many states and individual cities have been considering the benefits of raising the minimum wage to as much as $15 per hour.
Over the past several years, the manufacturing skills gap has become quite apparent, leading to many public and private efforts to boost training opportunities for would-be industry workers.
Manufacturing safety is of the utmost importance for any company in the field, not just because it's vital to keep all workers happy and healthy, but because injuries on the job can significantly disrupt efficiency.
The overall jobs numbers published by the federal government in late August showed that there was a slightly slowdown in the hiring pace seen across all industries.
Over the past few years, manufacturing has been in a significant recovery mode, which has allowed the sector to take some serious steps forward.
There was a major setback in the fight to raise the minimum wage in Missouri, but advocates are now retooling their efforts.
Across the U.S., many states are starting to see more manufacturing hiring efforts gain real traction, as companies are increasingly connecting with better-trained workers.
Over the past few years, many states across the Southern U.S. have seen more manufacturing jobs come back from overseas or been created anew.
It should come as no surprise to those in the manufacturing industry that decision-makers are always on the lookout for new ways they can boost their security and safety on an ongoing basis.
Across the U.S., manufacturing opportunities continue to proliferate, potentially providing jobs with excellent pay and strong benefits to plenty of workers in a variety of regions.
Over the past few years, as massive quantities of manufacturing jobs have been re-shored and created across the U.S., the subject of the so-called skills gap has become a major talking point both within the industry and among lawmakers.
Advanced manufacturing is coming back to the U.S. in many forms, continuing a trend seen over the past few years.