Apr 6, 2012 A laid-off autoworker found a steady job at another factory, but he’s making less
Apr 3, 2012 A man deported to Mexico struggles to be reunited with his kids, now in North Carolina foster care.
Mar 19, 2012 CNC machines have changed the way we manufacture parts in the US. Now the machines are changing how we hire our workers.
Mar 1, 2012 Most of the growth comes from an unexpected source. Politicians jockey to take credit.
Feb 28, 2012 Durable goods, ranging from computers to refrigerators to planes, fell in January. But it doesn’t necessarily mean the economy is sputtering.
Mar 12, 2012 Manufacturers are thriving all over west Michigan. Many companies can't even find enough skilled workers to hire.
May 3, 2012 The GOP candidates and President Obama all have plans to boost manufacturing, but commentator Robert Reich says they're mostly wishful thinking.
Jan 31, 2012 How employees at one Nebraska manufacturer pulled together to survive recession, and now the future seems brighter than ever.
Mar 16, 2012 The New York Times' Charles Duhigg discusses the harsh working conditions at Apple's manufacturers in China, and what can be done to enact change.
Jan 25, 2012 In his State of the Union speech last night, President Obama said he hopes to bring manufacturing jobs back to the country from overseas. But with countries like Apple firmly planted in factories abroad, will that ever happen?