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Tribal firms won record $23B in federal contracts in 2023

Jan 26, 2024
That represents the eight consecutive year of growth and about 3% of total federal contracts.
Since tribal nations typically don’t tax their citizens, revenue from federal contracts helps fund vital services, says Quinton Carroll with the Native American Contractors Association.
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Why careers are gone, and jobs are going next

Jun 17, 2016
Job security erodes as companies get more work done with fewer "direct hires"
Car makers, both U.S. and foreign, rely partly on temporary workers in their U.S. assembly plants. Brian Gammey, Korisa Warlick and Steven Ferguson were hired as contract labor at the Nissan assembly plant in Smyrna, Tennessee. They now work union jobs at a GM plant.
Hayley Hershman