Day: April 4, 2024


Employment Boom Leaves Factory Workers Behind

Reuters (04/04/24) Despite a four-year strong overall job market, U.S. factory employment has remained stagnant for over a year due to high interest rates, a slowing economy, and a drop in demand for many manufactured goods after the pandemic. However, experts predict that manufacturing investments and potential interest-rate cuts could lead to job growth in the future, as evidenced by companies hiring in anticipation of

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