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Several States See Declines in Manufacturing Jobs

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Nationally, employment in the blue collar sectors grew by 26,000 in August, an increase of 0.1 percent compared with July. The total number of jobs in these sectors has increased by 789,200 (3.9 percent) since August of 2017. Despite this growth, this is still 5.0 percent lower than the total number of blue collar jobs […]

February Blue Collar Job Growth is Strong in All Three Sectors

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February was the third consecutive month for growth in manufacturing jobs, bringing the change over the last year to 7,000.