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New Report Proposes Solution To Address Employment Challenges In Manufacturing

The manufacturing sector is a key facet of the U.S. economy, accounting for 8.8% of the country’s total employment and generating 12.5% of the total gross domestic product¹. It is also a strong source of well-paying jobs, with non-college-educated workers making an average of 10.9% more than comparable workers in the rest of the economy1. Yet, the U.S. labor market is changing. The sector is faced with the constant challenge of the upgrading and diversification of necessary skills.

Posted On: May 30, 2016

Making Makers : Rebuilding The Manufacturing Workforce Through Competencies And Credentials

The second in the Makers Series by Alcoa Foundation and Hope Street Group, Making Makers: Rebuilding the Manufacturing Workforce Through Competencies and Credentials addresses the root cause of the issues within the manufacturing workforce.

Posted On: May 30, 2016