Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Study: Manufacturing jobs paying less than decade ago

By Jeff Ayres, The Clarion-Ledger

A New York City nonprofit says in a new study that pay for manufacturing employees in Mississippi and the nation has lagged over the last decade, even as jobs are now returning to the country as the recession fades.

The National Employment Law Project, which describes itself as advocating for lower-paid workers in a host of industries, indicates manufacturing employees in Mississippi earn a median wage of $14.02 an hour as of 2013.

That f...

Monday, October 27, 2014
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Thursday, October 02, 2014
I am a Manufacturing Voter, are you?

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has produced a message (view here) for America that highlights the importance of getting out the vote.

What is a Manufacturing Voter?
A Manufacturing Voter is a person who works in manufacturing, is retired from manufacturing, has a family member who is a manufacturer, or lives in a community or state supported by manufacturing.

A Manu...