Some 15,000 workers downed tools across the country on Jan. 8, at 80 firms including car industry titan Volkswagen and its subsidiary Porsche, train manufacturer Bombardier and elevator maker Otis.
The program was started in 2012 when company leaders discovered a growing gap in the availability of skilled workers and the harm it was causing communities.
Help has arrived at the national level, but states and localities continue targeting misclassification.
The manufacturing sector added 25,000 jobs in December according to the BLS, well above previous estimates from other outlets.
With the official government numbers still to come, ADP research reports that the manufacturing sector added 9,000 jobs in December.
The cuts would mostly come from parts of the business that are facing new competition, the drugmaker said.
“When you hurt MIT, you hurt the country,” says MIT President Rafael Reif. “The world is competitive and there are opportunities elsewhere.” More than 40% of graduate students at MIT are from abroad.
Board overturns Obama-Era decisions on micro-unions and joint employer status.
By now, everyone knows STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math. Turning STEM into STEAM is the way to really power the movement.